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Species Lacinipolia erecta - Hodges#10403

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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
Species erecta (Lacinipolia erecta - Hodges#10403)
Hodges Number
10403
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia erecta (Walker, [1857])
Celaena erecta Walker, 1857
syn.
Perigea constipata Walker, 1857
Perigrapha innexa Grote, 1874
Phylogenetic sequence # 933050.
Numbers
Lacinipolia includes 64 species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan approximately 30 mm.
Identification
Range
Arizona; Texas to Florida and South Carolina. (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Holotype labeled "East Florida". (3)
Season
Adults have at least two flights starting February to May and again September through November.
Food
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.