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Species Cobubatha orthozona - Hodges#9017

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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 Eustrotiinae
Genus Cobubatha
Species orthozona (Cobubatha orthozona - Hodges#9017)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cobubatha orthozona (Hampson, 1910)
Eustrotia orthozona Hampson, 1910
Eustrotia santarita Dyar, 1911
* phylogenetic sequence #931276
Explanation of Names
Orthozona is Latin meaning "straight belted." (1)
One of nine species listed for North America north of Mexico. (2)
20 mm wingspan (guide image).
Southern California to Texas.
Occurs throughout Texas, though rare in east Texas. (3)
Includes as a synonym 9016 - Cobubatha antonita (Dyar, 1911). (2)
This is the most common species of the genus in Texas. (3)
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1911. Two new North American species of Eustrotia. Proc. Ent. Soc. Washington 13(2): 68 (Eustrotia santarita, E. antonita)
Hampson, G.F. 1910. Noctuide. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus. 10: 592, pl.166, f.15
Lafontaine, J.D. & B.C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photograph of pinned adult and related species for comparison.
California Moth Species List - presence in California.
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2004. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates.