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Species Hypotrix alamosa - Hodges#10599

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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 Hypotrix
Species alamosa (Hypotrix alamosa - Hodges#10599)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypotrix alamosa (Barnes, 1904)
Hexorthodes alamosa (Barnes, 1904)
Taeniocampa alamosa Barnes, 1904 (1)
FWL: 14–16 mm (2)
"Hypotrix alamosa occurs in two forms. In the darker, more common form the forewing is reddish brown with the maculation sharply defined by dark-red lines. The medial area is similar in color to the remainder of the forewing and the postmedial line touches, or almost touches, the reniform spot. The pale form of H. alamosa looks like the specimens have been bleached, so the forewing is light orange with the maculation weakly defined by fine yellow lines" (2).
Known only from southeastern Arizona (2).
Collecting dates range from early June to mid-July and early to late September (2).
Print References
Barnes, W. 1904. "New species of North American Lepidoptera". The Canadian Entomologist, 36(8): 201-202 (1).
Lafontaine, J.D.; Ferris, C.D.; Walsh, J.B. 2010. "A revision of the genus Hypotrix Guenee in North America with descriptions of four new species and a new genus (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Eriopygini)". ZooKeys, 39: 244, figs. 10, 11, 27, 42 (2).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New species of North American Lepidoptera
William Barnes. 1904. The Canadian Entomologist, 36(8): 237-244 .
2.A revision of the genus Hypotrix Guenee in North America with descriptions of four new species and ...
Donald Lafontaine, Clifford Ferris, J. Walsh. 2010. Zoo Keys 39: 225-253.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems