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Species Acopa perpallida - Hodges#9826

Moth - Acopa perpallida Moth - Acopa perpallida Acopa carina - Acopa perpallida Acopa carina - Hodges #9825 - Acopa perpallida Moth C 10.25.17 - Acopa perpallida Moth C 11.2.18 - Acopa perpallida
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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 Bryophilinae
Genus Acopa
Species perpallida (Acopa perpallida - Hodges#9826)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acopa perpallida Grote, 1878
Acopa pura Barnes & Lindsey, 1922
Grypotes dentifer Dyar, 1917
Acopa incana Hy. Edwards, 1882
* phylogenetic sequence #931627
)ne of two species in the genus for America north of Mexico.(1)
Wingspan about 25-32 mm.
South Dakota, Oregon, Idaho, Kansas, Arizona, New Mexico, eastern British Columbia (Pacific Northwest Moths).
Very dry, desert sagebrush steppe at low elevations in the Great Basin region and on the Great Plains (Pacific Northwest Moths).
See Also
Print References
Barnes W. & A. W. Lindsey, 1922. New Noctuidae (Lep.). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 17(3): 74-75 (Acopa pura)
Dyar, H. G. 1917. Miscellaneous new American Lepidoptera. Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus 5(4-6): 66 (Grypotes dentifer)
Grote, A. R. 1878. New species of Acopa and Heliothis, and notes on Hamadryas. The Cananadian Entomologist 10(4): 68
Edwards, Hy. 1882. Descriptions of new species of N. Am. Heterocera. Papilio 2(8): 128 (Acopa incana)
Lafontaine, J. D. & B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 55.(1)
Poole, R. W. 1989. Noctuidae: Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118).(2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - map with some collection dates, photos of living and pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - pinned adult and related species for comparison.
Canadian Biodiversity Information - online PDF with photograph of pinned adult and related species.
Pacific Northwest Moths - species page.