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Species Psectrotarsia suavis - Hodges#11066

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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 Psectrotarsia
Species suavis (Psectrotarsia suavis - Hodges#11066)
Hodges Number
11066
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Psectrotarsia suavis (Hy. Edwards, 1884)
Syn: Erythroecia suavis (Hy. Edwards)
Phylogentic sequence # 932043 (1)
Numbers
Size
Forewing length. (2)
males 13.7-17.3 mm
females 16.2-16.6 mm
Identification
Forewing ground color yellow with bright pink markings. (2)
Range
Southwestern South Dakota; northeast and western Nebraska; northern and southwestern Kansas; eastern Colorado; New Mexico east of the Rocky Mountains; southern Arizona; panhandle of Oklahoma and Texas; also central, southern and western Texas.(2)
Habitat
Shortgrass prairie. (2)
Season
Specimens examined by Pogue(2) were collected from June to September.
Food
The larval host is unknown. (2)
See Also
Xanthia tatago