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Species Oxycnemis advena - Hodges#10039

Lep 8.15.16 dorsal - Oxycnemis advena Lep B 8.30.16 dorsal - Oxycnemis advena Moth - Oxycnemis advena Moth A 7.27.18 - Oxycnemis advena Oxycnemis advena - female Oxycnemis advena - female Larva Day 10 - Oxycnemis advena Larva Day 26 - Oxycnemis advena
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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 Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Triocnemidina
Genus Oxycnemis
Species advena (Oxycnemis advena - Hodges#10039)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oxycnemis advena Grote(1), 1882
Acopa pacifica Hy. Edwards, 1884
Oxycnemis gustis Smith, 1907
Oxycnemis baboquavaria Smith, 1907
Phylogenetic sequence # 931611
Oxycnemis has seven species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan 23-25 mm.
Southern California, Nevada, and Arizona to Baja California. (3), (4), (5), (6), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Adults are usually reported from March to September. (1)
Larval host is unknown. (7)
See Also
Oxycnemis grandimacula, see info by Robert Poole here
Robert Poole described two other similar species provisionally listed as:
Triocnemidini New Genus 1 new species 1 - references here
Oxycnemis new species 2 - references here
Print References
Edwards, Hy. 1884. Some new forms of North American moths. Papilio 4(3): 46 (Acopa pacifica)
Grote(1), A. R. 1882. New moths. The Canadian Entomologist 14(10): 182
Smith, J. B. 1907. New species of Noctuidae for 1907, No. 1. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 33(2-3): 137 138 (Oxycnemis baboquavaria, Oxycnemis gustis)