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Species Condica temecula - Hodges#9691

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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 Condicinae
Tribe Condicini
Genus Condica
Species temecula (Condica temecula - Hodges#9691)
Hodges Number
9691
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Condica temecula (Barnes, 1905)
original combination Platysenta temecula Barnes, 1905; Can. Ent. 37(5): 194
* phylogenetic sequence #931990
Numbers
Twenty-seven Condica species are found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Wingspan about 28 mm.
Identification
Forewing is uniform dark red-brown and appears somewhat glossy compared to Condica discistriga.
Range
Western Texas, southern New Mexico and southern Arizona. Also ranges into Mexico to Mexico City.
Type location: Huachuca Mountains. *(Moths of Southeastern Arizona)
Season
Adults fly from May through August.
Food
Larval host unknown.
Life Cycle
Unknown
See Also
Condica discistriga which has a rougher streaked appearing forewing.
Print References
Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC (2010) Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico, p. 65.(1)
Poole, R. W., Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) 1989; p. 267.(2)
Hodges, Ronald W. (ed.), 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico (3)
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.
nearctica.com - species page with description and range map.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of a pinned Condica temecula and the 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.Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) Part 1 & 2)
Poole, R. W. 1989. CRC Press .
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.