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Species Lithophane lanei - Hodges#9893.1

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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 Xylenina
Genus Lithophane (Pinions)
Species lanei (Lithophane lanei - Hodges#9893.1)
Hodges Number
9893.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lithophane lanei Troubridge, 2006 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932539
Numbers
There are 52 described Lithophane species in America north of Mexico.(2)
Size
Forewing length 16 mm. (1)
Identification
Forewing has distinct blackish subreniform spot and blackish brown basal dash. Antennae are filiform.
Range
Montana to the northeastern states. (3)
Season
Adults are most often reported from March to April, September. (3)
Food
Larval host is unknown. (1)
Life Cycle
The adults of Lithophane species usually emerge in the autumn and hibernate as adults then lay eggs late winter or early spring. (1)
See Also
Lithophane hemina with paler or missing subreniform spot.
Works Cited
1.Three new species of Lithophane Hübner (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Xyleninae)
J. T. Troubridge. 2006. Magnolia Press Zootaxa 1284: 61–68.
2.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 .
3.North American Moth Photographers Group