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Species Ponometia phecolisca - Hodges#9098

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Ponometia
Species phecolisca (Ponometia phecolisca - Hodges#9098)
Hodges Number
9098
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ponometia phecolisca (Druce, 1889)
Acontia phecolisca Druce, 1889
Tarachidia phecolisca
Phylogenetic sequence #931322
Numbers
Thirty-four species of Ponometia are found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Forewing length 10 mm.
Range
California to Oklahoma and south through Mexico to northern South America; Greater Antilles.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some collection points.
Moth Photographers Group shows records for New York and Illinois. (strays?)
Season
Adults are most common from March through September.
See Also
Related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Druce, H. 1889. Biologia Centrali-Americana. Insecta. Lepidoptera-Heterocera 1: 306.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Nearctica - species page
Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLD) - DNA sequenced specimens
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .