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Species Ptichodis bistrigata - Southern Ptichodis - Hodges#8751

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Euclidiini
Genus Ptichodis
Species bistrigata (Southern Ptichodis - Hodges#8751)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ptichodis bistrigata Hübner, 1818
eastern US: Texas to Florida, north to Massachusetts, west to Wisconsin
Print References
Hübner, 1818. Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge [sic] : bestehend in Bekundigung einzelner Fliegmuster neuer oder rarer nichteuropäischer Gattungen. 1: 21; figs. 111, 112.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adults
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens
Larry Line’s Moths of Maryland - image of pinned specimen
pinned adult image (John Snyder, Furman U., South Carolina)
occurrence in Massachusetts; list (Govt. of Massachusetts)
occurrence in Wisconsin; list (Wisconsin Dept. of Natural Resources)
occurrence in Texas; list (James Gillaspy, U. of Texas)
occurrence in Florida; list (John Heppner, Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida)
common name reference (Virginia Wildlife Conservation Strategy)