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Species Schinia biforma - Hodges#11125

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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species biforma (Schinia biforma - Hodges#11125)
Hodges Number
11125
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia biforma Smith, 1906
Phylogenetic sequence # 932143 (1)
Size
Wingspan 19-21 mm. (2), (Smith)
Identification
Smith (1906) original description is in print references.
Range
Texas(3) and New Mexico north to Colorado and Oklahoma(4). (2)
Holotype from Kerrville, Kerr County, Texas.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
March to May records. (2)
Food
The larval host is Amblyolepis setigera DC. (huisache daisy).
Print References
Pogue, M.G., Ooellette, G.D & C.E. Harp, 2013. A revision of the Schinia volupia (Fitch) species complex (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Heliothinae). Zootaxa, 3716(2): 157-191. (5)
Smith, J.B. 1906. New Noctuidae for 1906. No. 1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 14: 21.