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Species Paectes abrostolella - Hodges#8959.1

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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 Euteliidae
Subfamily Euteliinae
Genus Paectes
Species abrostolella (Paectes abrostolella - Hodges#8959.1)
Hodges Number
8959.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paectes abrostolella (Walker, 1866)
Ingura abrostoloides Guenée, 1852
Ingura delineata Guenée, 1852 (1)
Edema producta Walker, 1855
elevated from synonymy of Paectes pygmaea (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931108
Numbers
Paectes includes 11 described species in America north of Mexico. (3)(4)(1)
Size
Wingspan 22-27 mm. (2)
Forewing length 11-13 mm. (5)
Range
Widespread in the western United States, from California to Texas, north to Montana. Populations in Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, and Michigan. (2)
Food
Larval host plant is Rhus (sumac).(5)
See Also
Paectes pygmaea - P. abstrolela is larger, often lighter in appearance, blue-gray colored, and where the range overlaps in the Midwest, is restricted to prairie remnants. (2)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1879. Identifications and descriptions of Noctuidae, with a new Hetercampa, and notes on Neneophila. The Canadian Entomologist 11(1): 207.
Metzler, E.H. & J.G. Franclemont 1991. A review of four species names of Paectes from North America (Noctuidae: Euteliinae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 45(1): 34. (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl.46.2, p.263 (5)
Works Cited
1.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico III
Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt. 2015. ZooKeys 527: 127-147.
2.A review of four species names of Paectes from North America (Noctuidae: Euteliinae)
E. H. Metzler, J. G. Franclemont . 1991. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 45(1): 34-41 .
3.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 .
4.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.
5.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.