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Species Grotella sampita - Hodges#11215

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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 Grotellinae
Genus Grotella
Species sampita (Grotella sampita - Hodges#11215)
Hodges Number
11215
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grotella sampita Barnes, 1907
Phylogenetic sequence # 931702
Size
Barnes (1907) reported the wingspan.
♀ 24 mm.
♂ 22 mm.
Identification
The original description by Barnes is available online in the print references below.
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD) (1)
Range
California(2) and Nevada to Colorado and western Texas.(3), (4)
Type locations: Colorado and southern Arizona. (93).
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most common from July through September. (3)
March records for California. (3)
See Also

Homolagoa grotelliformis generally lacks black spots along the terminal line and has a different arrangement of spots on the AM and PM bands.
Print References
Barnes, W., 1907. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist. 39: 93.
Poole, R.W. 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae, 249. (5)