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Species Chalcopasta territans - Hodges#9775

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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Chalcopasta
Species territans (Chalcopasta territans - Hodges#9775)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Chalcopasta territans (Hy. Edwards, 1884)
Basilodes territans Hy. Edwards, 1884
Plusia arianda Druce, 1889 (329)
Plusia arizona French, 1889 (161)
Chalcopasta anopis Dyer, 1918 (348)
Chalcopasta chalcophanis Dyar, 1918 (348)
Phylogenetic sequence #931695.00
Explanation of Names
Specific name territans is Latin meaning "terrified".
Forewing length about 15 mm. (1)
Wingspan: ♂ 33 mm, ♀ 35 mm. (2)
Arizona's Cochise, Pima, and Santa Cruz Counties and south into Mexico. (3)
See Also
Chalcopasta howardi
Print References
Edwards, Hy. 1884. Some new forms of N. American moths. Papilio 4(3): 45
Ottolengui R. 1898. Metallic species of Basilodes and new species of allied genera. The Canadian Entomologist 30(5): 105-108, pl.5, f.1-7 (2)
Poole, R.W. 1995. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae. Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 26.1: p.145, pl.4.41 (4)