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Species Lacinipolia teligera - Hodges#10393

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
No Taxon (vicina complex)
Species teligera (Lacinipolia teligera - Hodges#10393 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia teligera (Morrison, 1875)
Mamestra teligera Morrison, 1875
Phylogentic sequence # 933039
Wingspan 28-32 mm.
See Schmidt 2015 p. 109 (1)
Pennsylvania, New Jersey to Texas. (2), (3)
Adults are most common from May to October. (MPG)
Larval host is unknown.
Part of the Lacinipolia vicina (Grote) species complex (1)
See Also
Confusable with grayer examples of Nudorthodes texana. On the FW, the latter species lacks a basal streak, has a vague, single AM line, and has a generally different pattern in the subterminal area, lacking the small black and white spots near the outer angle seen on the present species.

Compare also with other species of Lacinipolia on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Morrison, H.K. 1875. List of a collection of Texas Noctuidae, with descriptions of the new species. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History, 17: 215.