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Species Azenia virida - Hodges#9728

Noctuidae--Azenia virida? - Azenia virida Noctuidae--Azenia virida? - Azenia virida Heliothis subflexa ? - Azenia virida A faded Plagiomimicus? - Azenia virida A faded Plagiomimicus? - Azenia virida Suspected Azenia virida feeding on Sphaeralcea ambigua - Azenia virida Suspected Azenia virida feeding on Sphaeralcea ambigua - Azenia virida Green Azenia - Azenia virida
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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)
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Azenia
Species virida (Azenia virida - Hodges#9728)
Hodges Number
9728
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Azenia virida (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916)
Stiriodes virida Barnes & McDunnough, 1916 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931727 (2)
Size
Wingspan 21-22 mm. (3)
Identification
Barnes & McDunnough (1916) original description as Stiriodes virida is online in the print references below. (1)
Poole states "The most significant maculation are thick, prominent white lines for the antemedial, postmedial, and subterminal lines. The costa of the forewing is shaded with white as well." (4)
Range
Southern California(5), southern Nevada and western Arizona(6). (4), (3)
Baja California. (4)
Season
The main flight period is March to June. (4), (3)
Food
The larval host is unknown. (4)
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Print References
Barnes & McDunnough 1916. New species and varieties of North Americam Lepidoptera. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America 3(1), p. 13; pl. 3, fig. 7. (1)