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Species Properigea loculosa - Hodges#9587

Noctuid - Properigea loculosa moth - Properigea loculosa Properigea loculosa Properigea loculosa Properigea loculosa Arizona Moth - Properigea loculosa Arizona Moth - Properigea loculosa Arizona Moth - Properigea loculosa
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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 Xylenini
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Properigea
Species loculosa (Properigea loculosa - Hodges#9587)
Hodges Number
9587
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Properigea loculosa (Grote(1), 1881)
Perigea loculosa Grote, 1881
Phylogenetic sequence # 932718
Numbers
The genus Properigea includes ten species in America, north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Grote (1881) listed the wingspan as 26-28 mm.
Identification
The original description as Perigea loculosa Grote is available online in the print references below.
Range
Arizona to western Texas and south into Mexico. (3), (4)
Season
The adults are most common from March to October. (3)
Food
The host plant is unknown.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1881. New moths from Arizona, with remarks on Catocala and Heliothis. Papilio 1: 154