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Species Syngrapha sackenii - Hodges#8932

Owlet Moth - Syngrapha sackenii Syngrapha sackenii Syngrapha sackenii
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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 Plusiinae (Looper Moths)
Tribe Plusiini
Subtribe Plusiina
Genus Syngrapha
Species sackenii (Syngrapha sackenii - Hodges#8932)
Hodges Number
8932
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syngrapha sackenii (Grote, 1877)
Plusia sackenii Grote, 1877
Autographa sackenii
Plusia snowii Hy. Edwards, 1884
* phylogenetic sequence #931222
Size
forewing length 15-18 mm (Powell & Opler, 2009)(1)
Range
Southern Montana south to central New Mexico (Powell & Opler, 2009).(1)
Print References
Edwards, Hy. 1884. Some new forms of N. American moths. Papilio 4(3): 44 (synonym Plusia snowii)
Eichlin, T. D. & H. B. Cunningham 1978. The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology. USDA Tech. Bulletin 1567: 1-122 (PDF)(2)
Grote, A. R. 1877. Appendix. Bulletin U.S. Geol. Geog. Survery Territories 3: 800
Grote, A. R. 1919. Notes on the Plusiinae, with descriptions of new species and races. Jl. New York Ent. Soc. 27(3-4): 121, Pl.15, f.1
Lafontaine, J. D. & R. W. Poole 1991. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1: p.112; pl.3.26-27
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl.50.3f; p.279
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology
Thomas D. Eichlin, Hugh B. Cunningham. 1978. United States Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1567: 1-121.