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Species Plagiomimicus aureolum - Hodges#9741

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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Plagiomimicus
Species aureolum (Plagiomimicus aureolum - Hodges#9741)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Plagiomimicus aureolum (Hy. Edwards, 1882)
Stibadium aureolum Hy Edwards, 1882
Phylogenetic sequence # 931649
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet mean "golden." (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included 18 species of the genus Plagiomimicus in America north of Mexico. (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) added one new species. (3)
The wingspan is 25-27 mm.
Western Texas to Arizona.
Print References
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1: Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 90; pl. 3.25. (4)