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Species Niphonyx segregata - Hops Angleshade - Hodges#9558.1

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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 Xylenini
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Niphonyx
Species segregata (Hops Angleshade - Hodges#9558.1)
Hodges Number
9558.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Niphonyx segregata (Butler, 1878)
Miana segregata Butler, 1878
Phylogenetic sequence # 932716
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed Niphonyx segregata as the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
The wingspan averages 25-30 mm.
Range
northeastern United States
Food
The larval host plant is Humulus spp. (hop).
Remarks
East Asian in origin and is thought to have been introduced into the New York City area in the late 1990s