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Species Stiria consuela - Hodges#9784

Yellow with brown spot owlet moth - Stiria consuela Mot A 2.25.17 - Stiria consuela Moth B 2.25.17 - Stiria consuela Stiria sp. 2.27.17 - Stiria consuela 2093 Yellow Moth - Stiria consuela Stiria consuela Stiria consuela Moth cc 3.1.21 - Stiria consuela
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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Stiria
Species consuela (Stiria consuela - Hodges#9784)
Hodges Number
9784
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stiria consuela Strecker, 1900 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #931694.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet perhaps from Spanish meaning "solace" or "consolation."
Size
Forewing length about 16 mm. (2)
Wingspan about 33 mm. (3), (4)
Range
Known from southern California, southern Nevada, and western and southern Arizona. (2), (3)
Type locality: Arizona. (1)
Print References
Poole, R.W., 1995. Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1: p.143, pl.4.39-40 (5)
Strecker, H., 1900. Lepidoptera, Rhopaloceres and Heteroceres, indigenous and exotic. Supplement 3: 34. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Nearctica.com - species page
BOLD Systems - DNA supported specimens
Moths of southeastern Arizona - pinned adult photo