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Species Schinia sordidus - Hodges#11112

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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 sordidus (Schinia sordidus - Hodges#11112)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia sordidus Smith, 1883
Now included as synonyms: (1)
Schinia approximata [#11111]
Schnia ar [#11114]
Schnia labe [#11123].
Phylogenetic sequence # 932116 (1)
Wingspan 16-20 mm. (2), (Smith)
Smith, (1883) original description and the later description by Hampson, (1903) are online in the print references.
Southeastern United States north to Nebraska and North Carolina. (2)
Holotype from Selma, Alabama.
The main flight period is August to October. (2)
The larval host is Pityopsis pinifolia (Elliott) Nutt. (goldaster).
See Also
Schinia errans, a southwestern species.

Compare to others on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hampson, G.F. 1903. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. p. 93.
Smith, J.B. 1883. Synopsis of North American Heliothinae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 10: p. 230. (3)