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Species Coxina cinctipalpis - Black-waved Owlet - Hodges#8662

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Coxina
Species cinctipalpis (Black-waved Owlet - Hodges#8662)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Coxina cinctipalpis (Smith, 1899)
Campometra cinctipalpis Smith, 1899 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930985
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed two species of the genus in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan is 28-34 mm. (3), (1)
Smith (1900) original description as Campometra cinctipalpis is available in PDF. (1)
Determined by Bob Patterson.
Southern Florida; southern Texas. (3), (4), (5), (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Adults fly all year in Florida. (5)
May and November records for Texas. (3)
Larval hosts in Texas include: (6)
Acacia sp.
See Also
Heteranassa mima which is found from Texas to California.
Print References
Dyar, H.G. 1908. Notes on a few apparent cases of synonymy in Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 10: 33.
Smith, J.B. 1900. New species of nocturnal moths of the genus Campometra , and notes. No. 1184. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 22: 103. (1)
Works Cited
1.New species of nocturnal moths of the genus Campometra, and notes
John B. Smith. 1899. Proceedings of The United States National Museum 22: 101-105.
2.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 .
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Checklist of the Lepidoptera of Florida
5.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
6.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems