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Species Lacinipolia triplehorni - Hodges#10403.1

Noctuid - Lacinipolia triplehorni Arizona Moth - Lacinipolia triplehorni Lacinipolia triplehorn - Lacinipolia triplehorni moth at Santa Rita Lodge - Lacinipolia triplehorni Arizona Moth - Lacinipolia triplehorni Lacinipolia triplehorni? - Lacinipolia triplehorni Possible Bird Dropping moth  - Lacinipolia triplehorni Arizona Moth - Lacinipolia triplehorni
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Classification
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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
Species triplehorni (Lacinipolia triplehorni - Hodges#10403.1)
Hodges Number
10403.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia triplehorni Selman & Leuschner, 2001(1)
* phylogenetic sequence #933051
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Dr. Charles A. Triplehorn.
Identification
Adult - sexually dimorphic. Males much paler than females, so much so that maculation of males is very difficult to discern. Much darker females have a wavy subterminal line and a sinuate postmedial line that does not touch the reniform spot.
Range
Known only from Arizona (Selman & Leuschner, 2001).
See Also
(more widespread) in Arizona; Texas to Florida and South Carolina - Lacinipolia erecta - females have sinuate postmedial line that is very near and often touches the reniform spot.
Print References
Selman C. L. & R. Leuschner 2001. Nine new species of Lacinipolia (Noctuidae) from Arizona, California and vicinity. Taxonomic Report Int. Lep. Survey 2(8): 1-9, f.1-23 (PDF)
Works Cited
1.Nine new species of Lacinipolia (Noctuidae) from Arizona, California and vicinity.
Charles L. Selman & Ron Leuschner. 2001. The Taxonomic report of the International Lepidoptera Survey 2 (8).