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Species Ogdoconta moreno - Hodges#9721

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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 Condicinae
Tribe Condicini
Genus Ogdoconta
Species moreno (Ogdoconta moreno - Hodges#9721)
Hodges Number
9721
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ogdoconta moreno Barnes, 1907
Phylogenetic sequence # 932019 (1)
Size
Wingspan 20-28 mm.
Identification
Adult: forewing light grayish-brown with paler shading in subterminal and antemedial areas, which makes the median area appear darker by comparison; reniform and orbicular spots diffuse, indistinct, barely paler than ground color; AM line curved in a shallow arc; PM line has slight bend but is almost straight; hindwing brownish-gray with pale fringe
Range
Arizona
Season
Poole states "Adults have been collected in July, August, and September." (2)
Food
Poole reports the host and immature stages are unknown. (2)
See Also
Easily distinguished from the other Ogdoconta species. (2)
Print References
Barnes, W., 1907. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 39: 96.