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Species Ponometia acutus - Hodges#9105

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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 acutus (Ponometia acutus - Hodges#9105)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ponometia acutus (Smith, 1905)(1)
Conochares acutus Smith, 1905
Thalpocharea catalina Smith, 1906
Phylogenetic sequence # 931332 (2)
Forewing length 9-12 mm. (3)
Description at Nearctica.
Southwestern United States, from central California to Arizona. (4), (5), (3)
Larvae have been reared on ragweed (Ambrosia). (1)
See Also
Ponometia altera
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl.50.21, p.280 (3)
Smith, J. B. 1905. New species of Noctuidae for 1905, no. 3. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 13(4): 206
Internet References