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Species Dypterygia patina - Hodges#9561

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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 Dypterygiini
Genus Dypterygia
Species patina (Dypterygia patina - Hodges#9561)
Hodges Number
9561
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dypterygia patina (Harvey, 1875)(1),(2)
Hadena patina Harvey, 1875
Dypterygia minorata Barnes, 1907 (Dyar synonymized this with Hadena patina in 1908.)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932274 (3)
Numbers
There are six named species of the genus Dypterygia in America north of Mexico.(3)
Size
Harvey (1875) listed a wingspan of 32 mm.
Identification
There are apparently two divergent color forms of this species, one mostly brown with various black streaks and crosslines,

the other almost entirely blackish with just a narrow buff inner margin on the FWs.
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some collection locations and dates.
Holotype: Texas, Bosque County(1)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (4)
Print References
Harvey, L.F. 1875. On the Texas Lepidoptera collected by Mr. Belfrage. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences 3: 7-8
Poole, R.W. 1989. Noctuidae: Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) p. 335, pl. 2 fig.4. (1)