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Species Synorthodes auriginea - Hodges#10590

Synorthodes typhedana 10591 - Synorthodes auriginea Synorthodes typhedana - Synorthodes auriginea - male Synorthodes typhedana - Synorthodes auriginea - male
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Synorthodes
Species auriginea (Synorthodes auriginea - Hodges#10590)
Hodges Number
10590
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synorthodes auriginea Franclemont, 1976
Size
12-13mm
See Also
Synorthodes typhedana is larger, FWL=15-16mm, and darker. The two yellow spots on the thorax contrast more strongly with the surrounding darker scales. The reniform and orbicular are less completely ringed in yellow. The yellow st. line is inwardly bordered by triangular black spots and forms a more contrasting pale spot at the dorsal margin.
Print References
Franclemont, J.G. 1976. New species of Arizona noctuids 1. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Hadeninae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 78: 411.