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Species Dasylophia saturata - Hodges#7957.2

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Nystaleinae
Genus Dasylophia
Species saturata (Dasylophia saturata - Hodges#7957.2)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dasylophia saturata Barnes, 1901
Explanation of Names
Dasylophia saturata Barnes, 1901, rev. stat. in Miller et al. (2021) (1), was previously treated as a subspecies of Dasylophia anguina (Smith, 1797) in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
male FW between 17.5 to 20 mm
eastern slopes of Rocky Mountains, from Alberta south along front range of Colorado to southwestern New Mexico
Canada: AB; USA: MT south to southwestern NM. Grasslands, prairies, steppes and various open foothill and mid elevation communities from 3,800 to 5,000 feet. (1)
Type locality: Denver, CO.
See Also
Dasylophia anguina (Smith, 1797), separated by size (smaller), genitalia and examination of ♂ St8, is not found in the Rockies.
Print References
Barnes, W., 1901. Descriptions of some new species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 33: 53-57.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae
Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine. 2021. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 1-443.