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Species Schinia oculata - Hodges#11197

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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species oculata (Schinia oculata - Hodges#11197)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia oculata Smith, 1900 (1)
Schinia macroptica Smith, 1906
Phylogenetic sequence # 932170 (2)
Explanation of Names
Oculta is Latin meaning "eyed". [Randy Hardy]
Hampson (1903) listed a wingspan of 28 mm.
Smith (1900) listed a wingspan of 23 mm. (1)
Smith (1900) is available in PDF or view online. (1)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Southern California(4) to western Texas. (5)
Larval host is Baccharis sarothroides (Desert Broom).
Print References
Hampson. G.F., 1903. Noctuidae. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, 4: 75.
Smith, J.B., 1900. A hundred new species of the family Noctuidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 22: 488. (1)