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Species Stiria blanchardi - Hodges#9783

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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Stiria
Species blanchardi (Stiria blanchardi - Hodges#9783)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stiria blanchardi (Hogue, 1966)
Basilodes blanchardi Hogue, 1965 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931691
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Andre Blanchard (1896-1986). (2)
There are seven named species of Stiria in America north of Mexico. (3)
Forewing length 14-15 mm. (1)
The only Stiria species without a median patch along the forewing inner margin. (1)
Arizona to western Texas. (4), (5)
Limited range in western Texas (Brewster County and Culberson County) and Eddy County, New Mexico.
Collected in Cochise County, Arizona by Ed Knudson. (Texas Lepidoptera Survey)
Adults have been recorded from June to September. (5)
Larval host is unknown. (6)
Print References
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1. p. 141; pl. 4.35-36.(7)
Works Cited
1.A new species of Basilodes [Stiria] from the southwestern United States (Noctuidae)
Charles L. Hogue. 1965. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 4(4): 275-280.
2.André Blanchard (1896- 1986)
Roy O. Kendall. 1987. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 41(4): 219-237.
3.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 .
4.Moths of Southeast Arizona
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.Noctuidae of North America (
7.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 26.1. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae: Cuculliinae, Stiriinae, Psaphidinae.
Robert W. Poole. 1995. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.