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Species Gondysia smithii - Smith's Darkwing Moth - Hodges#8726

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Gondysia
Species smithii (Smith's Darkwing Moth - Hodges#8726)
Hodges Number
8726
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gondysia smithii (Guenée, 1852)
Neadysgonia smithii
Dysgonia smithii (Guenée, 1852)
Ophiusa smithii Guenée in Boisduval and Guenée, 1852
Phylogenetic sequence # 930959
Numbers
There are four named species of Gondysia in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
wingspan ≈37–40mm (2)
Identification
Adults:
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Larvae:
Season
Adults are on wing from April to September. There are multiple generations per year. (2)
See Also
We cannot easily separate the adults from the very similar species, Gondysia telma.
Print References
Sullivan, JB and A. Legrain 2013. Gondysia preceeded Neadysgonia (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebinae), a new generic synonymy from Southeastern United States – Corrigendum.(1)
Works Cited
1.Gondysia preceeded Neadysgonia (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebinae), a new generic synonymy from ....
J. Bolling Sullivan, Albert Legrain . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 237–238.
2.Wikipedia