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Species Hexorthodes accurata - Hodges#10601

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Hexorthodes
Species accurata (Hexorthodes accurata - Hodges#10601)
Hodges Number
10601
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hexorthodes accurata (Hy. Edwards, 1882)
Plusia accurata Hy. Edwards, 1882
Phylogenetic sequence # 933156.1 (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed twelve species of the genus Hexorthodes in America north of Mexico. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) transferred H. euxoiformis to the genus Homorthodes leaving eleven species in the genus Hexorthodes. (2)
Size
Edwards (1882) listed a wingspan of 33 mm.
Moth Photographers Group displays one 28 mm specimen. (3)
Identification
Hindwings are semitranslucent white, with brown veins.
Range
Southern Arizona. (3)
Season
The main flight period appears to be July to September. (3)
Food
Poole (1989) mentioned Godfrey (1972) reared larvae on Brickellia (brickellbush). (4)
See Also
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Edwards, H., 1882. Descriptions of new species of N. Am. Heterocera. Papilio 2(8): 127.
Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt 2011. Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 149(1805): 149, 156. (2)