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Species Nocloa duplicatus - Hodges#9801

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Nocloina
Genus Nocloa
Species duplicatus (Nocloa duplicatus - Hodges#9801)
Hodges Number
9801
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Nocloa duplicatus (Smith, 1891)
Cirrhophanes duplicatus Smith, 1891 (1)
Size
Forewing length: 12-15 mm (2).
Identification
"The forewing is burnt orange in color. ... All of the forewing veins are accented with darker brown. The antemedial line is sharply dentate on the veins and the basal line is absent. The orbicular and claviform marks are absent and the reniform mark is represented by a vague, curved line continuous with the upper part of the median line. The medial area and basal areas are shaded with darker brown along the costal margin. The upper part of the median line is distinct and dark brown, but the portion below the cell is vague and nearly absent. The postmedial line is strongly curved around the position of the reniform mark forming an elongate loop and is minutely dentate on the veins. The subterminal line is an evenly curved line and is slightly dentate on the line" (2).
Range
From eastern Colorado and Wyoming east to Nebraska south to Oklahoma and Texas (2).
Habitat
Unknown, "but it could be either prairie regions or riparian sections in the prairie" (2).
Season
Early to mid-summer (2).
Food
Unknown (2).
Life Cycle
Unknown (2).
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1891. Notes on Some Noctuidae, with Descriptions of New Genera and Species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 18: 112. (1)
Internet References
Robert W. Poole's species page at Nearctica.com (2)