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Species Ponometia libedis - Hodges#9096

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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 libedis (Ponometia libedis - Hodges#9096)
Hodges Number
9096
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ponometia libedis (Smith, 1900)
Tarachidia libedis (Smith, 1900)
Acontia libedis Smith, 1900
Phylogenetic sequence # 931320
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 34 species of the genus Ponometia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Forewing length 9-11 mm. (2)
Larva to about 20 mm. (3)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
Range
Colorado to western Texas and Arizona. (2)
Season
Adults fly March to September. (2), (5)
Food
Larval host is Iva ambrosiaefolia (Asteraceae). (3), (6)
Print References
Crumb, S.E., 1956. The Larvae of the Phalaenidae. USDA Technical Bulletin 1135: 51 (3)
Powell, J.A. & P.A., Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.50.18, p.280 (2)
Smith, J.B., 1900. Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of Boreal North America. Revision of the species of Acontia Ochs. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 27: 80. (7)
Works Cited
1.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 .
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.The Larvae of the Phalaenidae [Noctuidae]
Samuel Ebb Crumb. 1956. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1135: 1-356.
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae)
J. Donald Lafontaine, Robert W. Poole . 2010. ZooKeys 39: 137–160 .
7.Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of boreal North America. Revision of the species of Acontia (Ochs)
John B. Smith. 1900. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 27: 47-84.
8.Noctuidae of North America (nearctica.com)