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Genus Aglaonice

Unk Noctuid - Aglaonice otignatha
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Aglaonice
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aglaonice Möschler, 1890
Metina H. Druce, 1890
3 species in the genus, 1 species in our area (1)
Aglaonice deldonalis (Walker, 1859) - Brazil, South America
Aglaonice hirtipalpis (Walker, [1859]) - Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Surinam
Aglaonice otignatha Hampson, 1924 - Florida, south to Guatemala, Costa Rica
The genus has been previously classified in the subfamily Phytometrinae of Erebidae or in the family Noctuidae. (2)
Print References
Lafontaine, J. Donald; Schmidt, B. Christian (2013):
Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico ----> see ZooKeys link here