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Species Cisthene martini - Martin's Lichen Moth - Hodges#8078

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Arctiinae (Tiger and Lichen Moths)
Tribe Lithosiini (Lichen Moths)
Subtribe Cisthenina
Genus Cisthene
Species martini (Martin's Lichen Moth - Hodges#8078)
Hodges Number
8078
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cisthene martini Knowlton, 1967
* phylogenetic sequence #930195
Size
Forewing length 9-11 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - look for the characteristic red-pink forewing band. (1)
See Also
C. coronado
Print References
Knowlton, 1967:96 (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.46.21m, p.265 (1)
Sexton, C., and H. McGuinness. 2017. Identification of lichen moths in the genus Cisthene in the central and eastern U.S. South. Lep. News (39(4):309-322.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Moths of Southeastern Arizona - how to seperate southern Arizona's Cisthene
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.A Revision of the Species of Cisthene Known to Occur North of the Mexican Border (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae: Lithosiinae)
Carroll B. Knowlton. 1967. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 93(1): 41-100.