Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hadena (Pseudanarta) flavidens Grote, 1879
Phylogenetic sequence # 932732
Grote (1879) listed a wingspan of 26 mm.
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 10-13 mm. (2)
This Grote (1879) original description as Hadena (Pseudanarta) flavidens is online in the print references.
"Allied to flava, but larger. Fore wings blackish fuscous with the median lines approximate, pale, narrow, even. T.p. line inwardly curved below the large pale rounded reniform to internal margin. T.a. line outwardly curved. S.t. line an irregular pale shade. The markings of primaries not prominent. Hind wings bright yellow, with a black band. Beneath as above, but paler. On primaries, the yellow color is nearly whitish and the costa and terminal space fuscous."
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range to include Colorado to southern California and Arizona. (2)
Grote, A.R., 1879. On Lithophane
and new Noctuidae. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America
. University of California Press, pl. 55.3; p. 301. (2)