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Species Cissusa mucronata - Hodges#8593

Noctuid ZH3Z6754 - Cissusa mucronata Cissusa mucronata  - Cissusa mucronata Cissusa mucronata? - Cissusa mucronata Owlet Moth - Cissusa mucronata Cissusa mucronata Cissusa mucronata Arizona Moth - Cissusa mucronata Noctuid - Cissusa mucronata
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Melipotini
Genus Cissusa
Species mucronata (Cissusa mucronata - Hodges#8593)
Hodges Number
8593
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cissusa mucronata (Grote, 1883)
Synedoida mucronata Grote, 1883
* phylogenetic sequence #930865
Explanation of Names
Specific name mucronata is Latin meaning "having a sharp point" and refers to the "strong tooth" of the forewing postmedial line near the costa.
Size
Wingspan about 33-35 mm (Grote). (1)
Identification
Adult - see original description in Print References.
Range
Texas west to Arizona. (1)
Type locality: Arizona.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1882. New species of moths and notes on structure of moths and genera. The Canadian Entomologist 15(7): 121