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Species Schinia roseitincta - Hodges#11092

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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species roseitincta (Schinia roseitincta - Hodges#11092)
Hodges Number
11092
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia roseitincta (Harvey, 1875) (1)
Lygtanthoecia roseitincta Harvey, 1875
Size
Wingspan is 18-22 mm. (2)
Identification
Harvey (1874) original description as Lygtanthoecia roseitincta is available online in the print references.
Distinctive scarlet and black hindwings. (3)
Range
Southeastern Alberta, Montana, Colorado, Utah, south to New Mexico and Texas. (4), (5), (6) (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Arid grasslands and badlands.
Season
Adults are most often reported from April through September.(2)
Food
Schinia roseitincta is usually associated with Tetraneuris acaulis Greene (stemless four-nerve daisy). (Chuck Harp)
Remarks
Adults of this species are active both day and night.
Print References
Harvey, L.F. 1874. Observations on North American moths No. 2. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. p. 278.