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Species Eusceptis flavifrimbriata - Hodges#9166

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Eusceptis
Species flavifrimbriata (Eusceptis flavifrimbriata - Hodges#9166)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eusceptis flavifrimbriata Todd, 1971
Syn: Eusceptis effusa Druce, 1889 - Misidentified/misapplied
1 sp. n. of Mex.
Southmost TX / so. to C. Amer.
Type Locality: Tamazunhale, San Luis Potosi, Mexico. (Map)
Quite common in the Sabal Palm Grove, mostly Sep-Oct. Never seen it anywhere else. (C. Bordelon, pers. comm. to MAQ, 2012) (1)
Several records from Oct. in southmost TX.
Foodplants: Turk's cap - Malvaviscus arboreus (Malvaceae); reared by D. Janzen and W. Hallwachs in Costa Rica.
1 male paratype, Brownsville, Texas, May 26, 1956, P. A. Glick
See Also
Unlikely to be confused with any other North American noctuid species.
Print References
Todd, E.L. 1971. Two new species of Eusceptis and notes on other species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of The Biological Society of Washington 84: 283-292. Full Text per BHL
Internet References
Noctuidae of N. Amer. - Robert. W. Poole, Nearctica
Works Cited
1.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2004. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates.