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Species Cryphia olivacea - Hodges#9287

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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 Bryophilinae
Genus Cryphia
Species olivacea (Cryphia olivacea - Hodges#9287)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cryphia olivacea (Smith, 1891)
Cerma olivacea Smith, 1891 (1)
syn: Cryphia galva (Strecker, 1898)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932195
Cryphia has 10 named species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Forewing length 12-15 mm. (3), (1)
The original description as Cerma olivacea Smith, is is available in PDF or view online is available online in the print references below. (1)
Forewing is olive green with large orbicular which has a black center spot. (3)
Determined by Chuck Harp.
British Columbia to Wyoming, Colorado, and Arizona. (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Adults are most common from June to September. (3)
Larvae are lichens feeders. (9)
See Also

Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, p. 293, pl. 52.54. (3)
Smith, J.B. 1891. Notes on some Noctuidae, with descriptions on new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 18: 103. (1)