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Species Lacinipolia viridifera - Hodges#10419

Lacinipolia viridifera 10419? - Lacinipolia viridifera - male Lacinipolia viridifera 10419 female? - Lacinipolia viridifera - female Lacinipolia viridifera - male Lacinipolia viridifera - male Moth - Lacinipolia viridifera Moth - Lacinipolia viridifera Arizona Moth - Lacinipolia viridifera Arizona Moth - Lacinipolia viridifera
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
Species viridifera (Lacinipolia viridifera - Hodges#10419)
Hodges Number
10419
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia viridifera McDunnough, 1937
Phylogenetic sequence # 933072
Numbers
There are more than 60 Lacinipolia species in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Wingspan about 24 mm.
Identification
Males have a white hindwing and females are shaded darker grayish-black.
Range
New Mexico to Arizona and north to at least southern Nevada. (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most often reported from May to September. (2)
Food
Larvae feed on the dead leaves of silverleaf oak, (Quercus hypoleucoides). (3)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
McDunnough, 1937. 182, f. 6.