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Species Peridea basitriens - Oval-Based Prominent - Hodges#7919

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Phalerinae
Genus Peridea
Species basitriens (Oval-Based Prominent - Hodges#7919)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Peridea basitriens (Walker, 1855)
* phylogenetic sequence #930048
Three Peridea species occur in America north of Mexico.(1)
Wingspan 3.5-5 cm
April-Oct. Common
Print References
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 11.(1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .