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Species Chrysoecia scira - Hodges#9761

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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Chrysoecia
Species scira (Chrysoecia scira - Hodges#9761)
Hodges Number
9761
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysoecia scira (Druce, 1889)
Anthoecia scira Druce, 1889
Chamoclea benjamini Hill, 1924
Phylogenetic sequence # 931672
Size
Forewing length 14-16 mm. (1)
Range
Southern Arizona, Pima, Santa Cruz, and western Cochise Counties and northern Mexico. (1), (2)
Season
Adults fly July to August. (1)
Print References
Druce, H., 1889. Biologia Centrali-Americana, Lepidoptera-Heterocera 1: 301
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p.115; pl.4, fig. 6 (3)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl. 52, fig. 8; p. 288 (1)