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Species Ponometia clausula - Hodges#9086

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Ponometia
Species clausula (Ponometia clausula - Hodges#9086)
Hodges Number
9086
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ponometia clausula (Grote, 1882)
Xanthoptera clausula Grote, 1882
Tarachidia clausula
* phylogenetic sequence #931310
Size
Forewing length 7 mm
Range
Arizona; west Texas (records from Val Verde and Terrell counties in Texas).
See Also

Other similarly marked yellow and brown moths include:
Print References
Grote, A. R. 1882. Some new Noctuidae and notes. Papilio 2(9-10): 186
Hodges, R. W. (ed.) 1983. Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico. (1)
Lafontaine, J. D. & B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
Moth of Southeastern Arizona - photograph of pinned adult
Nearctica - species page
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
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 .