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Species Protodeltote albidula - Pale Glyph - Hodges#9048

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Eustrotiinae
Genus Protodeltote
Species albidula (Pale Glyph - Hodges#9048)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Pale Glyph
Pale "Lithacodia"
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Protodeltote albidula (Guenée, 1852)
Lithacodia albidula
* phylogenetic sequence #931291
Two Protodeltote species occur in America north of Mexico.(1)
throughout North America, north to the arctic
mesic areas of tall grasses and other low vegetation
adults fly from June to August
larvae feed on grasses
common and widespread species is easily flushed during daylight and is also attracted to lights
Print References
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 46.(1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
Moths of North Dakota - species account.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of living Protodeltote albidula and related species.
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .