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Species Gondysia consobrina - Consobrina Darkwing Moth - Hodges#8724

Dysgonia consobrina - Gondysia consobrina 8724 Gondysia consobrina - Gondysia consobrina Sumatra, FL Roadside moth - Gondysia consobrina
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Gondysia
Species consobrina (Consobrina Darkwing Moth - Hodges#8724)
Hodges Number
8724
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gondysia consobrina (Guenée, 1852) (1)
Ophiusa consobrina Guenée, 1852
Dysgonia consobrina (Guenée, 1852)
Neadysgonia consobrina (Guenée, 1852) (2)
syn. Gondysia pertorrida
Phylogenetic sequence # 930958 (1), (3)
Numbers
There are four named species of Gondysia in America north of Mexico. (2), (1), (3)
Size
Wingspan about 42 mm. (Hampson)
Range
Coastal southeastern United States from South Carolina to Florida and Texas. (4), (5), (6), (7)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults appear to be most common from March to August based on Moth Photographers Group records.
Food
Larval host unknown. (6), (7)
Remarks
Rarely encountered. (7)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Guenée, 1852. Noctuidae 3: 268.
Hampson, G.F. 1913. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. 12: 599.
Sullivan, J.B. & A. Legrain 2013. Gondysia preceeded Neadysgonia (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebinae), a new generic synonymy from Southeastern United States – Corrigendum.(2)
Works Cited
1.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
J. Donald Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 227-236.
2.Gondysia preceeded Neadysgonia (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebinae), a new generic synonymy from ....
J. Bolling Sullivan, Albert Legrain . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 237–238.
3.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
4.South Carolina Moth Species
5.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
6.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
7.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.