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Species Lithophane laticinerea - Broad Ashen Pinion Moth - Hodges#9914

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Lithophane (Pinions)
Species laticinerea (Broad Ashen Pinion Moth - Hodges#9914)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lithophane laticinerea Grote, 1874 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932580
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included 52 species of the genus Lithophane in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan 36-38 mm.
Saskatchewan eastward across Canada, south to Colorado and Georgia. (3)
Larval hosts include maple, basswood, crab apple, and black oak.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1874. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Science. 2: 27.
Hampson, G.F., 1906. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum, 6: 264.