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Species Argyrostrotis flavistriaria - Yellow-lined Chocolate - Hodges#8759

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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 Poaphilini
Genus Argyrostrotis
Species flavistriaria (Yellow-lined Chocolate - Hodges#8759)
Hodges Number
8759
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Argyrostrotis flavistriaria (Hübner, 1831) (1), (2), (3)
Includes as synonyms: (2), (3)
A. herbicola [#8755]
A. contempta [#8756]
A. diffundens [#8757]
A. carolina [#8758]
Phylogenetic sequence # 930951.
Numbers
Six Argyrostrotis are found in America north of Mexico.(3)(1)
Range
Florida to North Carolina and east to Texas.
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Habitat
Coastal plain and Sandhills areas of Southeastern United States.
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on swamp titi, Cyrilla racemiflora L.
Remarks
Information on identification and hostplant of this species was given to the author (P. Coin) by Steve Hall, North Carolina Natural Heritage Program, on 5/1/2004. Dr. Hall is an expert on the moth fauna of North Carolina.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photos of all six Argyrostrotis species. (live adults).
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.New synonymies and combinations in Argyrostis Hubner (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebininae, Poaphilini)
J. Bolling Sullivan, J. Donald Lafontaine. 2011. ZooKeys 149: 107-116.
3.Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico
J. Donald Lafontaine & B. Christian Schmidt. 2011. Zookeys, 149.1805.