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Species Schinia velaris - Hodges#11153

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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species velaris (Schinia velaris - Hodges#11153)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia velaris (Grote(1), 1878)
Tamila velaris Grote, 1878
syn. Schinia ochreifascia (Smith, 1891)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932179
Wingspan 23-25 mm. (Grote), (2)
The Grote (1878) original description as Tamila velaris is available in the print references.
Southwestern United States. (3), (4), (2)
Holotype collected in USA: California, Caliente. (5)
Larval host is Lepidospartum squamatum (A. Gray) A. Gray (broomsage).
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1878. New Noctuids. The Canadian Entomologist. 11: 197.
Smith, 1893. Bulletin of the United States National Museum. 44: 274.