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Species Properigea costa - Barrens Moth - Hodges#9589

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Xylenini
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Properigea
Species costa (Barrens Moth - Hodges#9589)
Hodges Number
9589
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Properigea costa (Barnes & Benjamin, 1923)
Namangana costa Barnes & Benjamin, 1923
Phylogenetic sequence # 932720
Numbers
Properigea includes 10 species in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Size
Wingspan 27-35 mm.
Range
Scattered widespread records from Arizona eastward. (3), (4)
Recent Lepidopterist Society Season Summary reports from New Mexico, Oklahoma and Georgia.
Originally described from Arizona, Cochise Co., Huachuca Mts.
Season
Adults are most common from April to October. (2)
Food
Unknown
See Also
Pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Barnes & Benjamin. 1923. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 5(2): 81.