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Species Chrysoecia atrolinea - Hodges#9764

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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Chrysoecia
Species atrolinea (Chrysoecia atrolinea - Hodges#9764)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysoecia atrolinea (Barnes & McDunnough(1)), 1912
Antaplaga atrolinea Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Acontia dela Druce, 1894
Phylogenetic sequence # 931674 (2)
Explanation of Names
Atrolinea - Latin for "black-lined" (3)
Forewing length 12-14 mm (4)
Southeast Arizona to west Texas (4)
Holotype from Chiricahua Mountains, Cochise Co.,Arizona.
Poole reports the adults from late summer and early autumn. (5)
Print References
Barnes, W. & J.H. McDunnough 1912. Fifty new species and varieties. Noctuidae. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America 1(5). p. 25
Poole, R.W. 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 117, pl. 4, fig. 8. (6)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl. 52, fig. 7; , p. 288 (4)
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
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.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
4.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
5.Noctuidae of North America (
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae.
Robert W. Poole. 1995. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems