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vicina complex

Lacinipolia pensilis Pennsylvania Moth - Lacinipolia vicina Unk. Noctuid - Lacinipolia teligera Lacinipolia vicina - Lacinipolia - male Lacinipolia acutipennis Lacinipolia acutipennis? - Lacinipolia acutipennis Noctuidae: Lacinipolia pensilis - Lacinipolia pensilis Lacinipolia sareta ? - Lacinipolia sareta
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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 Lacinipolia
No Taxon vicina complex
Identification
Species included in this complex are the western pensilis, acutipennis, and dimocki, the southern Plains teligera, the northeastern vicina, and sareta, which is widespread throughout the west and also occurs in the boreal forests of eastern Canada and the extreme northeastern US. Before the 2015 revision of this complex, vicina was considered a very widespread species, but the vicina now refers only to a northeastern entity found from New England to Tennessee.(1)