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Species Lineostriastiria hachita - Hodges#9758

Moth 13 - Lineostriastiria hachita Orange and White moth - Lineostriastiria hachita Lineostriastiria hachita Moth - Lineostriastiria hachita Arizona Moth - Lineostriastiria hachita Arizona Moth - Lineostriastiria hachita Lineostriastiria hachita Lineostriastiria hachita
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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Lineostriastiria
Species hachita (Lineostriastiria hachita - Hodges#9758)
Hodges Number
9758
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lineostriastiria hachita (Barnes)
Orig. Comb: Antaplaga hachita Barnes, 1904
* phylogenetic sequence #931665
Numbers
one of 5 species in this genus in North America listed at All-Leps
Size
wingspan 23-27 mm, based on Internet photos and Barnes' description
Identification
Adult: bright yellow-orange forewing with broad white median band is diagnostic; AM and PM lines black, wavy; subterminal line composed of several black spots; hindwing pale yellow-orange
Range
Arizona to western Texas (Big Bend National Park)
See Also
Lineostriastiria sexseriata has white forewing and dark gray hindwing
Print References
Barnes, 1904. Can. Ent. 36 (8): 241
Poole, R.W. 1995. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 106; pl. 3.47
Internet References
presence in Texas; list plus locations and dates [search on genus "Lineostriastiria"] (Lepidopterists Society Season Summary, U. of Florida)