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Species Schinia ligeae - Hodges#11160

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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species ligeae (Schinia ligeae - Hodges#11160)
Hodges Number
11160
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia ligeae Smith, 1893
Phylogenetic sequence # 932137 (1)
Size
Wingspan average 26.9 mm. (2)
Identification
The original description is available online in the print references.
Description of all stages in PDF. (2)
Range
Southern California, Nevada and Arizona. (3)
Food
Larvae on Xylorhiza tortifolia [Machaeranthera tortifolius] (Gray) (Mojave aster). (2)
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1893. Descriptions of Noctuidae from the Death Valley. Insect Life. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Division of Entomology. 5(5): 331, fig. 46.2.