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Genus Supralathosea

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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 Oncocnemidinae
Genus Supralathosea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Supralathosea Barnes and Benjamin, 1924
Poole (1989) included 3 species in the genus:
Adults: Palps obliquely stretched out to just beyond the frons and fringed with long hair below ● frons slightly roughened but without any raised edges, rather flattened ● male antennae, bipectinate; female, simple ● head and thorax mainly clothed with scales ● tegulae produced into a hood which may or may not be erected ● tibiae fringed with rather long hair, unarmed ● tarsi unarmed except for the usual spines ● abdomen with a slight crest on basal segment only, rather smoothly scaled and without fringes of hair ● FW long and narrow, the apex somewhat produced, the termen obliquely curved ● HW with discal dot on underside, distinct. small, unconnected to the base of the wing by any black scales. (1)
Internet References
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
Works Cited
1.Contributions to the Natural History of Lepidoptera of North America (Vol. 5)
Barnes,William and Benjamin, F. H. 1922. The Review Press, Decatur Ill.