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Species Cisthene juanita - Hodges#8076

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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 juanita (Cisthene juanita - Hodges#8076)
Hodges Number
8076
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cisthene juanita Barnes & Benjamin, 1925
* phylogenetic sequence #930193
Numbers
Twenty Cisthene species are found in North America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Forewing length 9-11 mm(1)
Range
Southern Arizona
Season
Adults fly (late July) August-September (to mid-October; one December record) (BOLD)(1)
Food
Larvae feed on algae and lichens, adults have been found during the day on flowers of seep-willow Baccharis salicifolia(2)
Print References
Barnes, W. & F. H. Benjamin (1925) Notes and new species (Lepidoptera). Proc. Ent. Soc. Washington 27 (6): 123
Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC (2010) Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 15(1)
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler (2009) Moths of Western North America; p. 265, pl. 46.20.(2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Moths of Southeastern Arizona - photograph of pinned adult.
Butterflies and Moths of North America - species account with photograph of pinned adult and range map.
Moth Photographers Group - pinned adult and photos of related species.
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 .
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.