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Species Schinia zuni - Hodges#11176

Schinia zuni
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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species zuni (Schinia zuni - Hodges#11176)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia zuni (McElvare, 1950)
Dasypoudea zuni McElvare, 1950 (1)
Wingspan: 26 mm (1).
Forewing olive brown with bold, silvery white transverse lines outlined by black scales. Fringe checkered with dark brown and white. Hindwing yellow with a broad smoky brown marginal band and a well-defined discal lunule (1).
Known from Rio Arriba and McKinley County, New Mexico and Apache County, Arizona (2).
Records from June to August (2).
This species was "rediscovered" in 2009, after not having been collected in almost 60 years.
Print References
McElvare, Rowland R. 1950. A new Heliothid from New Mexico. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 45: 83-84. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A new Heliothid from New Mexico
McElvare, Rowland R. 1950. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 45: 83-84.
2.Lepidopterists' Society Season Summary
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems