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Species Ulolonche niveiguttata - Hodges#10575

Unknown moth - Ulolonche niveiguttata Unknown moth - Ulolonche niveiguttata
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ulolonche niveiguttata (Grote, 1873) (1), (2)
Mamestra niveiguttata Grote, 1873 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933126 (4)
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)
Wingspan is 22-26 mm. (6), (2),
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)
California to New Mexico. (8), (9), (10), (6)
The main flight period is April to August. (6)
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.