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Species Fishia connecta - Hodges#9971

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Antitypina
Genus Fishia
Species connecta (Fishia connecta - Hodges#9971)
Hodges Number
9971
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Fishia connecta (Smith, 1894)
Polia connecta Smith, 1894
Phylogenetic sequence # 932692
Numbers
There are five Fishia species in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Forewing length 14-17 mm. (2)
Identification
The original description as Polia connecta Smith, is available online at the link in the print references below.
Forewing is gray and reddish-brown with basal and median dashes. The orbicular spot is round with a lighter filling. (2)
Range
Scattered records throughout most of western North America. (3), (4), (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Dry sagebrush steppe and open juniper woodlands. (2)
Season
Adults have been reported from April, September to October. (2), (5)
Food
Unknown. (2)
Remarks
Rarely collected. (2)
See Also
Oligia divesta is smaller and found mainly north and west of the Great Basin
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1894. Descriptions of new genera and species of Noctuidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 21: 72. (6)