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Species Cisthene deserta - Hodges#8063

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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 Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Cisthenina
Genus Cisthene
Species deserta (Cisthene deserta - Hodges#8063)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cisthene deserta (Felder, 1868)
original combination Pyralidia deserta Felder, 1868
* phylogenetic sequence #930180
forewing length 9-11 mm(1)
adults fly April - July(1)
Print References
Felder, C., R. Felder, A. F. Rogenhofer (1868) Reise der ├ľsterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1856, 1857, 1858 unter den Befehlen des Commodore B. von W├╝llerstorf-Urbair 2: Pl.106, f.23
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler (2009) Moths of Western North America, Pl. 46.15m; p. 265
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.