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Species Condica andrena - Hodges#9707

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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 Condicinae
Tribe Condicini
Genus Condica
Species andrena (Condica andrena - Hodges#9707)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Condica andrena (Smith, 1911)
same size as Condica charada which has forewing length 17- 18 mm (1)
See detailed description at Nearctica. (1)
Mojave Desert region of southern California with individual reports from south-central Utah and central Colorado (1)
February to April; July (1)
See Also
Condica charada is about the same size as andrena however it is not as dark above and has hindwings that are more of dull white with a darker outer band. Hindwing of adrena is almost pure white without a darker outer band, however there is dark streaking along veins near outer margin in males. (1)

Condica leucorena is smaller at forewing length of 14-16 mm. The forewing is paler light clay brown with reddish tint and maculation is all indistinct. The white accenting of reniform spot is limited to a small white dot at the lower end. It typically lacks presence of orbicular spot or may have it indicated by small dark dot surrounded by lighter halo. The hindwing is more of a uniform dull white without a dark marginal band or dark streaks along the veins at outer margin. (1)