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Species Spragueia magnifica - Hodges#9121

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Spragueia
Species magnifica (Spragueia magnifica - Hodges#9121)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Spragueia magnifica Grote(1), 1883
hylogenetic sequence # 931381
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 12 species of the genus Spragueia in America north of Mexico.(2)
Wingspan about 15 mm.
Texas to southern California. (3), (4), (5)
The adults are most common from May to September. (4)
Poole (2013) states the host plant is unknown. (6)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1882. Some new Noctuidae and notes. Papilio 2(9-10): 183