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Species Spragueia margana - Hodges#9132

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Spragueia
Species margana (Spragueia margana - Hodges#9132)
Hodges Number
9132
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Spragueia margana (Fabricius, 1794)
Pyralis margana Fabricius, 1794
syn. Spragueia cuviana (Fabricius, 1798)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931392
Numbers
There are twelve named species of Spragueia in America north of Mexico.(1)
Range
Gulf Coast and Arizona.
Food
Larval hosts include:
Sphaeralcea incana Torr. ex A. Gray (gray globemallow).
Melochia corchorifolia L. (chocolateweed).
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Works Cited
1.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 .