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Species Schinia pulchripennis - Hodges#11097

Very pretty day-flying moth - Schinia pulchripennis Now available in two popular floral patterns - Schinia pulchripennis Pink moth? daytime Sutter Buttes California. Image taken in Sutter Buttes, Sutter Coutny, California 3/22/15 - Schinia pulchripennis Heliolonche pictipennis ???? - Schinia pulchripennis Schinia pulchripennis? - Schinia pulchripennis 6905 - Schinia pulchripennis Schinia pulchripennis Moth, Henry Coe State Park, California - Schinia pulchripennis Schinia pulchripennis
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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species pulchripennis (Schinia pulchripennis - Hodges#11097)
Hodges Number
11097
Food
In California: Castilleja exserta (syn. Orthocarpus purpurascens; Purple owl's clover)
Internet References
Photo of pinned specimen from Pima County, AZ
Photos of two pinned specimens: Moth Photographers Group.
Some California records at Cal. Moths Specimens Database.