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Species Lithophane thujae - Cedar Pinion - Hodges#9899.1

unknown moth - Lithophane thujae Cedar Pinion - Lithophane thujae Noctuinae 9925.1  (Paratype female) - Lithophane thujae - female Lithophane - Lithophane thujae Cedar Pinion - Hodges#9899.1 - Lithophane thujae 9899.1 Cedar Pinion - Lithophane thujae moth - Lithophane thujae egg - Lithophane thujae
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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
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Lithophane (Pinions)
Species thujae (Cedar Pinion - Hodges#9899.1)
Hodges Number
9899.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lithophane thujae Webster & Thomas, 2000 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932571
Explanation of Names
Webster & Thomas (1999) stated "The specific epithet thujae is named after the name of the genus of the probable host plant of this species." (1)
Range
Webster & Thomas (1999) reported the range to include south central New Brunswick, northern Michigan and northern Wisconsin. They further stated the range likely includes other areas wher the host plant is found. (1)
Season
Webster & Thomas (1999) collected specimens during April to early June, and October. (1)
Moth Photographers Group records March-April, September-October. (2)
Food
Webster & Thomas (1999) reported Thujae oecidentalis (northern white-cedar). (1)
Print References
Webster & Thomas, 1999. A new species of Lithophane (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Cuculliinae) from northeastern North America. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 53(2): pp. 55-59; figs. 1, 2, 6, 7. (1)
Works Cited
1.A new species of Lithophane (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Cuculliinae) from northeastern North America
Reginald P. Webster, Anthony W. Thomas. 1999. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 53(2): 55-59.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems