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Species Aseptis binotata - Rusty Shoulder Knot Moth - Hodges#9532

Aseptis binotata Aseptis binotata 1736 Aseptis binotata (= genetrix) - Rusty Shoulder Knot 9532 - Aseptis binotata Rusty Shoulder Knot Moth - Aseptis binotata Aseptis binotata ? - Aseptis binotata Rusty Shoulder Knot Moth - Aseptis binotata Aseptis binotata ? - Aseptis binotata Unknown Moth - Aseptis binotata
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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Aseptis
Species binotata (Rusty Shoulder Knot Moth - Hodges#9532)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aseptis binotata (Walker, 1865)
Mamestra binotata Walker, 1865
Hadena bultata Smith, 1906 (1)
Trachea cara Barnes & McDunnough, 1912 (1)
Hadena curvata Grote, 1874 (1)
Hadena dilara Strecker, 1899 (1)
Hadena extersa Walker, 1865
Hadena genetrix Grote, 1878 (1)
Hadena inconspicua Smith, 1893 (1)
Taeniocampa paviae Strecker, 1874 (1)
Miana rubiginosa Walker, 1865
* Phylogenetic sequence #932634 (2)
Wingspan: 32.5±1.3 mm (n=25; range 29.5–35.0 mm) (1)
See Mustelin & Crabo, 2015:76 (1).
From British Columbia to Alberta, Wyoming, and Nebraska and along the Pacific Coast to Mexico. (1)
Larval host plant: woody shrubs, see Mustelin & Crabo, 2015:76 (1) for list of known species.
See Also
Paraseptis adnixa is very similar but typically has prominent basal dash that extends to the AM line. (1)
Print References
Mustelin & Crabo, 2015:76, figs. 25–34 (pinned adults), 66, 83. (1)