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Species Hypotrix trifascia - Hodges#10597

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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 Hypotrix
Species trifascia (Hypotrix trifascia - Hodges#10597)
Hodges Number
10597
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypotrix trifascia (Smith, 1891) (1)
Hexorthodes trifascia (Smith, 1891)
Proteiniana trifascia (Smith, 1891)
Taeniocampa trifascia Smith, 1891 (2)
Size
FWL: 11 to 14 mm (1).
Identification
"Variable in forewing ground color, varying from pale yellowish buff to dark reddish orange. As the name implies, the two transverse lines and the subterminal line are prominently marked by light and dark lines and are relatively straight and at least partially parallel, creating its distinctive “three-fascia” appearance. The hindwing is translucent white with a slight pinkish blush" (1).
Range
This species "occurs from southern Utah and Colorado southward through Arizona, New Mexico, and western Texas to northern Mexico" (1).
Season
"Collecting dates range from early April to mid-July and early to late September" (1).
Print References
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: 246, figs. 12, 13, 28, 43, 52 (1).
Smith, J.B. 1891. "Notes on some Noctuidae, with descriptions of new genera and species". Transactions of The American Entomological Society, 18: 118 (2).
Internet References
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Notes on some Noctuidae, with descriptions of new genera and species
J. B. Smith. 1891. Transactions of The American Entomological Society 18: 103-135 .
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems