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Species Gondysia similis - Hodges#8725

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Gondysia
Species similis (Gondysia similis - Hodges#8725)
Hodges Number
8725
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gondysia similis (Guenée, 1852) (1)
Ophiusa similis Guenée, 1852
Neadysgonia similis (Guenée, 1852)
Dysgonia similis (Guenée, 1852)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930957
Numbers
There are four named species of Gondysia in America north of Mexico. (1), (2), (3)
Size
Wingspan about 37 mm.
Range
Southeastern United States. (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most common from March through September.
Food
Larval host is Gordonia lasianthus (loblolly pine). (4)
Print References
Guenée, 1852. Noctuidae 3: 267.
Hampson, G.F. 1913. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. 12: 600.
Walker, F. 1857. List of the specimens of Lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. 14: 1420.
Works Cited
1.Gondysia preceeded Neadysgonia (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Erebinae), a new generic synonymy from ....
J. Bolling Sullivan, Albert Legrain . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 237–238.
2.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
J. Donald Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 227-236.
3.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
4.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.