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Species Dolocucullia dentilinea - Hodges#10188

Dolocucullia dentilinea 10188? - Dolocucullia dentilinea - female Dolocucullia dentilinea 10188? - Dolocucullia dentilinea - female Dolocucullia dentilinea Dolocucullia dentilinea Noctuidae - Dolocucullia dentilinea Arizona Moth for ID - Dolocucullia dentilinea Arizona Moth - Dolocucullia dentilinea Lepidoptera - Dolocucullia dentilinea
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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 Cuculliinae
Genus Dolocucullia
Species dentilinea (Dolocucullia dentilinea - Hodges#10188)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dolocucullia dentilinea (Smith, 1899)
Cucullia dentilinea (Smith, 1899)
Xylina dentilinea Smith, 1899
Phylogenetic sequence # 931540 (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed two species of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1)
forewing length ~16.84 mm (2)
Rocky Mountain region as far west as eastern Oregon and south to Arizona (3)
Also common to prairie regions of Nebraska (2)
April, May, June (2)
page creation based on Lars Crabo's identification of this image (which has since been determined to be a new species of Dolocucullia, that is very similar in appearance to dentilinea)
Print References
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 72; pl. 3.12-14. (2)
Internet References
presence in California; list of 13 specimen records with dates and locations (U. of California at Berkeley)