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Species Stiria consuela - Hodges#9784

Moth - Stiria consuela Yellow with brown spot owlet moth - Stiria consuela 9784  - Stiria consuela Mot A 2.25.17 - Stiria consuela Moth B 2.25.17 - Stiria consuela 2093 Yellow Moth - Stiria consuela Stiria consuela Stiria consuela
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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Stiria
Species consuela (Stiria consuela - Hodges#9784)
Hodges Number
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."
Forewing length about 16 mm. (2)
Wingspan about 33 mm. (3), (4)
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 - species page
BOLD Systems - DNA supported specimens
Moths of southeastern Arizona - pinned adult photo