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Species Tripudia rectangula - Hodges#9003.1

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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 Eustrotiinae
Genus Tripudia
Species rectangula (Tripudia rectangula - Hodges#9003.1)
Hodges Number
9003.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tripudia rectangula Pogue, 2009 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931261(2)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed fifteen species of the genus Tripudia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2013) added one species. (3)
Range
Pogue (2009) has Tripudia quadrifera confined to Texas and T. rectangula occupying the remainder of the North American range.(1)
Food
The larval host plant is Ruellia sp. (wild petunia). (1)
Works Cited
1.A review of the Tripudia quadrifera (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) species complex.
Michael G. Pogue. 2009. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 111: 68-97.
2.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 .
3.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
J. Donald Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 227-236.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems