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Species Lacinipolia erecta - Hodges#10403

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
Species erecta (Lacinipolia erecta - Hodges#10403)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia erecta (Walker, [1857])
Celaena erecta Walker, 1857
Perigea constipata Walker, 1857
Perigrapha innexa Grote, 1874
Phylogenetic sequence # 933050.
Lacinipolia includes 64 species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan approximately 30 mm.
Arizona; Texas to Florida and South Carolina. (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Holotype labeled "East Florida". (3)
Adults have at least two flights starting February to May and again September through November.
Larval host plant is Taraxacum officinale (common dandelion). (3)
See Also
Moth Photographers Group - pinned Lacinipolia erecta and related species for comparison.

in Arizona only (Selman & Leuschner, 2001) - Lacinipolia triplehorni
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
Clemson University - pinned adults.