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Species Ogdoconta altura - Hodges#9723

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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 Condicinae
Tribe Condicini
Genus Ogdoconta
Species altura (Ogdoconta altura - Hodges#9723)
Hodges Number
9723
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ogdoconta altura Barnes, 1904 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932021
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included 5 species of the genus Ogdoconta in America north of Mexico. (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2013) added 3 new species. (3)
Size
Barnes (1904) listed the wingspan as 21-25 mm. (1)
Metzler, et al. (2013) reported the forewing length as 9.5–13 mm. (4)
Range
Metzler, et al. (2013) reported the range to include south central Texas to northeastern Mexico.(5)
Holotype ♂ & ♀ collected in Kerrville, Texas by Mr. Lacey. (1)
Season
Metzler, et al. (2013) collected adults in April to May, and July to September. (4)
Food
Metzler, et al. (2013) reported the larval host is unknown. (4)
See Also
Ogdoconta sexta is slightly larger and has a small streak of white scales from just before the apex of the wing continuing to below the outward angle of the postmedial line. The subterminal area below the postmedial line is not lighter in sexta, but is in altura. (4)
Print References
Barnes, W., 1904. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 36: p. 243. (1)
Metzler, E.H., Knudson, E.C., Poole, R.W., Lafontaine, J.D., Pogue, M.G., 2013. A review of the genus Ogdoconta Butler (Lepidoptera Noctuidae, Condicinae, Condicini from North America north of Mexico with description of three new species. ZooKeys, 264: p. 174; figs. 9, 10, 26, 27, 39. (4)
Works Cited
1.New species of North American Lepidoptera
William Barnes. 1904. The Canadian Entomologist, 36(8): 237-244 .
2.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 .
3.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.
4.A review of the genus Ogdoconta Butler (Lepidoptera Noctuidae, Condicinae, Condicini) from North America north ...
Eric H. Metzler, Edward C. Knudson, Robert W. Poole, J. Donald Lafontaine, Michael G. Pogue. 2013. ZooKeys 264: 165–191.
5.Noctuidae of North America (nearctica.com)
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems