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Species Supralathosea baboquivariensis - Hodges#10024

Supralathosea baboquivariensis moth - Supralathosea baboquivariensis Supralathosea baboquivariensis Supralathosea baboquivariensis Supralathosea baboquivariensis? - Supralathosea baboquivariensis Supralathosea baboquivariensis? - Supralathosea baboquivariensis Moth observed 2-8-2020 7:36 pm southwest Hamilton County, Texas  - Supralathosea baboquivariensis Supralathosea baboquivariensis
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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
Species baboquivariensis (Supralathosea baboquivariensis - Hodges#10024)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Supralathosea baboquivariensis Barnes and Benjamin, 1924
Phylogenetic sequence #931572
WS ≈ 31-34 mm (1)
Adult: Male - Head, thorax and abdomen dull gray, mixed with some black and white ● FW ground color dull gray, more or less suffused and irrorated with white ● All ordinary lines and spots more or less obsolescent, not easily distinguishable ● Fringe nearly concolorus, obsolescently interlined with whitish and checkered with black ● HW nearly pure white, with a faint distal dot and some fuscous scales scattered over the costal area, on the veins, and along outer margin, which is also marked by black dots between the veins. Female - similar to the male. FW darker, more or less suffused with black rather than white. The transverse maculation obsolescent but better marked than in male. HW more fuscous along the costa, outer margin and on veins. (1)
Moth Photographers Group – distribution & flight-period chart
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adult
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.