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Species Hemipachnobia monochromatea - Sundew Dart - Hodges#10993.1

Moth  - Hemipachnobia monochromatea Hemipachnobia monochromatea Sundew Cutworm  Chrysalis  - Hemipachnobia monochromatea Hemipachnobia monochromatea - female Hemipachnobia monochromatea - male Hemipachnobia monochromatea - male Hemipachnobia monochromatea - male Hemipachnobia monochromatea - female
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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Noctuina
Genus Hemipachnobia
Species monochromatea (Sundew Dart - Hodges#10993.1)
Hodges Number
10993.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemipachnobia monochromatea (Morrison, 1874)
* phylogenetic sequence #933546
*formerly considered subspecies of Hemipachnobia subporphyrea.
Numbers
Two Hemipachnobia species are found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
wingspan about 30 mm.
Identification
determined by Hugh McGuinness

genitalia
Range
Northeastern United States south to North Carolina; Alberta
Habitat
Bogs, wetlands, mesic pinelands(2)
Food
larval hosts include sundew (Drosera spp.), cranberry, blueberry and sheep laurel(2)
See Also
Hemipachnobia subporphyrea - pinned adult @ Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Poole, R. W, 1989; Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum catalogus (New Series, Fasc. 118).(3)
Lafontaine, J. D., 1998. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3: p. 52; pl. 1.36-38.[Cite: 163323,52]
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 108.(1)
Wagner, David L., 2011. Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America. p. 536.(2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map and photos of pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned Hemipachnobia monochromatea and related species.
Works Cited
1.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 .
2.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.
3.Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) Part 1 & 2)
Poole, R. W. 1989. CRC Press .