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Species Copanarta aurea - Hodges#10169

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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 Oncocnemidinae
Genus Copanarta
Species aurea (Copanarta aurea - Hodges#10169)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Copanarta aurea (Grote(1), 1879)
Hadena aurea Grote, 1879
syn. Oncocnemis nigerrima Smith, 1903
Phylogenetic sequence # 931781
Wingspan about 19-21 mm.
Southern California to central Texas. (2), (3)
See Also
Sympistis corusca is considerably larger, it's reniform spot is not as round or as white, and does not have noticeably complete, fine, dark AM/PM lines.
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1879. On Lithophane and new Noctuidae. Bulletin of the United States Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories 5: 205.
Grote, A.R., 1882. New moths, chiefly from Arizona. The Canadian Entomologist, 14(1): 19.
Smith, J.B., 1903. New noctuids for 1903, no. 2, with notes on Mamestra and Scotogramma. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 11(1): 10.