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Species Micrathetis costiplaga - Hodges#9645

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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 Micrathetis
Species costiplaga (Micrathetis costiplaga - Hodges#9645)
Hodges Number
9645
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Micrathetis costiplaga (Smith, 1908)
Caradrina costiplaga Smith, 1908
* phylogenetic sequence #932032
Size
Wingspan 19-22 mm (Smith, 1908).
Range
From south-central Texas west to southern California, common in southeastern Arizona. (1)
Season
Adults fly April to October. (1)
Print References
Hampson, G.F. 1911. Catalogue of the Noctuidae in the collection of the British Museum. Cat. Lep. Phal. Brit. Mus. 10 (Plates): pl.148, f.16
Smith, J.B 1908. New species of Noctuidae for 1908. I. With notes on Charadra, Raphia, and Pseudanarta. Jl. New York Ent. Soc. 16(2): 92
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Nearctica.com - species page