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Species Ulolonche niveiguttata - Hodges#10575

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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 Ulolonche
Species niveiguttata (Ulolonche niveiguttata - Hodges#10575 )
Hodges Number
10575
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ulolonche niveiguttata (Grote, 1873) (1), (2)
Mamestra niveiguttata Grote, 1873 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933126 (4)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 9 species of the genus Ulolonche in America north of Mexico. (4)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) reduced the genus to 8 species by including U. marloffi as a synonym of U. fasciata. (5)
Size
Wingspan is 22-26 mm. (6), (2),
Identification
The original description as Mamestra niveiguttata Grote, is in the print references below.
The Smith revised description as Ulolonche niveiguttata is in PDF. (2)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (7)
Range
California to New Mexico. (8), (9), (10), (6)
Season
The main flight period is April to August. (6)
Food
The larval host is unknown.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1873. Descriptions of Noctuidae principally from California. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. 1: 140.