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Species Lacinipolia lustralis - Hodges#10370

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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 Lacinipolia
Species lustralis (Lacinipolia lustralis - Hodges#10370)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia lustralis (Grote, 1875)
Dianthoecia lustralis Grote, 1875
syn. Lacinipolia selama
Phylogenetic sequence # 933017
There are over 62 named species of Lacinipolia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing 11-13 mm. (2)
Larvae mature to 25-32 mm. (3)
The original description as Dianthoecia lustralis Grote, is available online in the print references below.
Godfrey (1972) describes the larva. (3)
Determined from photo by Dr. Gerald Fauske, NDSIRC, NSDU
British Columbia to Newfoundland and south to Virginia, Colorado and Arizona. (2), (4), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Adults are most common from June to September. (2)
Godfrey & Ramberg (1969) reported Taraxacum officinale F.H. Wigg. (dandelion), and Medicago sativa L. (alfalfa), as larval hosts. (3)
See Also
Compare to others on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote(5), A.R. 1875. The Canadian Entomologist. p. 223.
Powell, J.A., & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 56.13, p. 305.(2)
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.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.A Review and Reclassification of Larvae of the Subfamily Hadeninae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) of America North of Mexico
George L. Godfrey. 1972. United States Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1450: 1-265.
4.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
5.Augustus Radcliffe Grote, Lepidopterist (1841-1903)