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Species Plagiomimicus mimica - Hodges#9755.1

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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Plagiomimicus
Species mimica (Plagiomimicus mimica - Hodges#9755.1 )
Hodges Number
9755.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Plagiomimicus mimica Poole, 1995 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931660.
Numbers
There are 19 named species of Plagiomimicus in America north of Mexico. (2),(3)
Size
Forewing length 11-13 mm. (Nearctica.com)
Identification
Range
Western Texas to southern California, Utah. (Nearctica.com)
Season
Adults fly July to September. (Nearctica.com)
Food
Larval host is unknown.
See Also

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Heminocloa mirabilis
Print References
Lafontaine J.D., & B.C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 56.(2)
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 98; pl. 3.41.(1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Moths of Southeastern Arizona - photo of pinned adult.
Moth Photographers Group - pinned adult and related species for comparison.
Nearctica.com - species page
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae.
Robert W. Poole. 1995. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.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 .
3.Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico
J. Donald Lafontaine & B. Christian Schmidt. 2011. Zookeys, 149.1805.