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Species Schinia saturata - Brown Flower Moth - Hodges#11140

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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 saturata (Brown Flower Moth - Hodges#11140)
Hodges Number
11140
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia saturata (Grote(1), 1874)
Lygranthoecia saturata Grote, 1874 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932135 (3)
Size
Wingspan about 25-26 mm.
Identification
Grote (1874) original description as Lygranthoecia saturata is in the print references.
Range
Florida(4) to Arizona(5), north to South Dakota and New York. (6)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
The flight period averages May to November, with a peak in August. (7)
Food
Several known host plants.
Heterotheca subaxillaris (Camphorweed) (Texas)
Pityopsis graminifolia (Narrowleaf silkgrass) (Florida)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1874. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, p. 74.