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Species Eremobina leucoscelis - Hodges#9398

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Apameini
Genus Eremobina
Species leucoscelis (Eremobina leucoscelis - Hodges#9398)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eremobina leucoscelis – (Grote, 1874)
includes synonyms:
Eremobina fibulata - (Morrison, 1874)
E. jocasta - Smith, 1900)
* phylogenetic sequence # 932374
Explanation of Names
This has been treated as a synonym of E. claudens with status revised in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) based on differences in DNA barcode and antennal structure. (1)
Three Eremobina species are found in America north of Mexico. (a)
wingspan about 33 mm.
See Forbes, 1954: 211 (2)
Great Plains north into Canada
See Also
Eremobina claudens appearse to be a boreal species east of the Rockies.(1) It is darker and duller.(2)
Print References
Forbes, 1954: 211 (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt, 2010: 149 (1)
Poole, R. W., Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) 1989(3)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map and photos of pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned adult and of related species.
Works Cited
1.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 .
2.Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States, Part III [Noctuidae]
William T. M. Forbes . 1954. Cornell University. Agricultural Experiment Station Memoir: Number 329: 1-433.
3.Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) Part 1 & 2)
Poole, R. W. 1989. CRC Press .