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Genus Maliattha

Black-dotted Maliattha - Hodges#9049 - Maliattha synochitis Black-dotted Maliattha - Maliattha synochitis Black-dotted Maliattha - Hodges#9049 - Maliattha synochitis A Noctuid Moth - Maliattha synochitis  Black-dotted Maliattha - Maliattha synochitis Lepidoptera likely Crambid? - Maliattha concinnimacula  Maliattha synochitis?  - Maliattha synochitis  Maliattha synochitis?  - Maliattha synochitis
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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 Eustrotiinae
Genus Maliattha
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly Lithacodia (in part)
Numbers
2 species in North America (nearctica.com)
2 species in Canada (CBIF)
Range
Nova Scotia to Florida, west to Texas, north to North Dakota and Saskatchewan (also represented in California)
Remarks
Maliattha is the name used in Kristensen N.P. (1999) [Lepidoptera: Moths and butterflies. Volume 1: Evolution, systematics and biogeography. Handbook of Zoology. Walter de Gruyter. Berlin/New York], and followed by The Moths of Canada and Charles Covell on pages xiii-xvi in the 2nd edition of Moths of Eastern North America (2005).
Internet References
pinned adult images of both species in North America (CBIF)
occurrence in California; list (California Moth Species List, U. of California at Berkeley)
occurrence in Texas; list (Brackenridge Field Laboratory Moth Inventory, U. of Texas)