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Species Schinia ciliata - Hodges#11200

Acrolophus - White with colorful crest - Schinia ciliata Acrolophus - White with colorful crest - Schinia ciliata Schinia ciliata Arizona Moth - Schinia ciliata Schinia ciliata Schinia ciliata. ? - Schinia ciliata Flower Moth ?  Pale gray and cream with orange markings - Schinia ciliata Schnia ciliata ? - Schinia ciliata
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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species ciliata (Schinia ciliata - Hodges#11200)
Hodges Number
11200
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia ciliata Smith, 1900 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932174 (2)
Size
wingspan about 22 mm.
Range
Southwestern North America
area bounded by south Texas to Colorado east to Nevada and south to southern California.
Habitat
Shortgrass and mixed prairies.
Food
Larval host is broom snakeweed, (Gutierrezia sarothrae). Hardwick (1996)
Print References
Pogue, M.G. & C.E. Harp 2006. Systematics of Schinia chrysellus (Grote) complex: Revised status of Schinia alencis (Harvey) with a description of two new species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae); p.16-20.(3)
Smith, J.B. 1900. A hundred new moths of the family Noctuidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 22: 48. (1)
Works Cited
1.A hundred new moths of the family Noctuidae
John B. Smith. 1900. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 22(1203): 413-495.
2.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 .
3.Systematics of Schinia chrysellus (Grote) complex: Revised status of Schinia alencis with a description of two new species
Michael G. Pogue & Charles E. Harp. 2006. Magnolia Press Zootaxa 898: 1–35.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
6.Butterflies of North America