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Species Schinia olivacea - Hodges#11130

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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 olivacea (Schinia olivacea - Hodges#11130)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia olivacea Smith, 1906
Phylogenetic sequence # 932068 (1)
Wingspan 21–24 mm.
Smith (1906) reported the wingspan of one female as 21 mm.
Smith (1906) description is in the print references.
Southern Texas.
Holotype ♀ from Beeville, Bee County, Texas in October.
Kendall (1965) reported a March to November flight period with June the peak. Kendall stated "Based on collection and rearing records, it appears that olivacea is double brooded with perhaps a partial third."
Kendall (1965) reported:
Hermannia texana A. Gray (Texas burstwort).
Sphaeralcea lindheimeri A. Gray (woolly globemallow).
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Kendall, R.O. 1965. Larval foodplant and distribution notes for Schinia olivacea (Noctuidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 19(2). 105. Full text PDF
Smith, J.B. 1906. New Noctuidae for 1906, No. 1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 14. p. 22.