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Species Lacinipolia acutipennis - Hodges#10394.1

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
No Taxon (vicina complex)
Species acutipennis (Lacinipolia acutipennis - Hodges#10394.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia acutipennis (Grote, 1880)
Mamestra acutipennis Grote, 1880
Mamestra doira Strecker, 1898: 7, syn. rev. (1)
Mamestra ascula Smith, 1905b: 257, syn. rev. (1)
Polia pensilis ab. indistincta Strand, 1917: 28, unavailable; infrasubspeci c name. (1)
Lacinipolia subalba Mustelin, 2000: 13, syn. n. (1)
See Schmidt 2015 p. 111 (1)
Eastern ND to eastern BC south to NM and southern CA. (1)
dry, low-elevation habitats of major intermontane valleys (1); arid low elevation habitats including shortgrass prairie and sagebrush steppe (1)
Part of the Lacinipolia vicina (Grote) species complex. Highly variable. Two forms, Great Basin (formerly L. doira) and southern California (formerly L. subalba). (1)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1880 New species of N. A. moths. The Canadian Entomologist. 12: 214
Schmidt, 2015:111; figs. 28–54, 58, 62, 66, 72 (1)