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Species Syngrapha angulidens - Hodges#8943

Syngrapha angulidens Catocala? - Syngrapha angulidens Gray moth with white spot, feeding on a flower - Syngrapha angulidens Syngrapha angulidens- - Syngrapha angulidens Syngrapha angulidens - female Looper moth - Syngrapha angulidens Syngrapha angulidens Syngrapha angulidens
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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 Plusiinae (Looper Moths)
Tribe Plusiini
Subtribe Plusiina
Genus Syngrapha
Species angulidens (Syngrapha angulidens - Hodges#8943)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syngrapha angulidens (Smith, 1891)
Plusia angulidens Smith, 1891
Autographa angulidens
Syngrapha angulidens ab. plusioides Strand, 1917
Autographa excelsa Ottolengui, 1902
Autographa alta Ottolengui, 1919
* phylogenetic sequence #931228
wingspan 3.0-3.4 cm (E.H. Strickland Museum)
forewing length 1.4-1.6 cm (Powell & Opler, 2009)(1)
Alaska south in the mountains to northern Oregon, western Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico and east to Colorado, western Wyoming, Montana and Alberta (E.H. Strickland Museum).
Montane coniferous forest (E.H. Strickland Museum).
Abies lasiocarpa (Ross & Evans, 1957), Picea englemanni (E.H. Strickland Museum).
Print References
Eichlin, T. D. & H. B. Cunningham 1978. The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology. USDA Tech. Bulletin 1567: 1-122 (PDF)(2)
Lafontaine, J. D. & R. W. Poole 1991. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1: p.117; pl. 3.42-44
Ottolengui, R. 1902. Plusia and allied genera with descriptions of new species. Jl. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 10(2): 71 (synonym Autographa excelsa)
Ottolengui, R. 1919. Notes on the Plusiinae, with descriptions of new species and races. Jl. New York Ent. Soc. 27(3-4): 125 (synonym Autographa alta)
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl.50.7m; p.279
Smith, J. B. 1891. Notes on some Noctuidae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Trans. American Ent. Soc. 28: 111
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology
Thomas D. Eichlin, Hugh B. Cunningham. 1978. United States Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1567: 1-121.