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Species Chrysoecia thoracica - Hodges#9774

Moth - Chrysoecia thoracica Chrysoecia thoracica 9774 – Chrysoecia thoracica  - Chrysoecia thoracica Chrysoecia thoracica Chrysoecia thoracica Moth  - Chrysoecia thoracica
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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 Amphipyrinae
Tribe Stiriini
Subtribe Stiriina
Genus Chrysoecia
Species thoracica (Chrysoecia thoracica - Hodges#9774)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chrysoecia thoracica Hy. Edwards, 1884 (1)
Eulithosia thoracica H. Edwards, 1884
Phylogenetic sequence # 931675
There are four named species of Chrysoecia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan about 26 mm. (Edwards)
The original description as Eulithosia thoracica Edwards, is available online using the link in the print preferences below.
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Edwards, H. 1884. Some new forms of North American moths. Papilio. 4(3): (44).
Poole, R.W., 1995. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 119; pl. 4.9-10. [Cite: 436754,119]
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae.
Robert W. Poole. 1995. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
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 .