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Species Schinia niveicosta - Hodges#11167

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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species niveicosta (Schinia niveicosta - Hodges#11167)
Hodges Number
11167
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia niveicosta (Smith, 1906)
Heliothis niveicosta Smith, 1906
Schinia melliflua Dyar, 1921
Food
Larval host plant: Palafoxia arida (syn. P. linearis)
Print References
Hardwick, D.F. 1966. The Life History of Schinia niveicosta (Noctuidae). J. Lepidopterists' Soc. 20(1): 29-34. PDF
Pogue, Michael G., and Charles E. Harp. 2003. A Review of the Schinia regia Species Complex with a Description of a New Species (Noctuidae: Heliothinae). J. Lepidopterists' Soc. 57(3): 197-203.PDF
Internet References
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (1)