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Species Brachylomia curvifascia - Hodges#9996

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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 Brachylomia
Species curvifascia (Brachylomia curvifascia - Hodges#9996 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Brachylomia curvifascia (Smith, 1891)
Dryobota curvifascia Smith, 1891
Phylogenetic sequence # 932657
There are twelve Brachylomia species in America, north of Mexico.(1)
Wingspan 28-30 mm.
The original description as Dryobota curvifascia Smith, is available online in the print references below. (2)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD) (3)
California(4) and Nevada to British Columbia. (5)
Described from the Sierra Nevada, Cailfornia. (6)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Sierra Nevada
Adults fly August through September. (5)
The host plant is unknown.
See Also
Compare to related species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Hampson. G. 1906. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phaaeae in the British Museum, 6: 217.
Smith, J.B. 1891. Notes on some Noctuidae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, vol. 18, p. 109. (2)
Troubridge, J.T., & J.D. Lafontaine 2007. A revision of the North American species of Brachylomia (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Xyleninae) with descriptions of four new species. The Canadian Entomologist, 139: 209–227. (7)