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Species Bryolymnia ensina - Hodges#9683

Arizona Moth - Bryolymnia ensina Arizona Moth - Bryolymnia ensina
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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 Elaphriini
Genus Bryolymnia
Species ensina (Bryolymnia ensina - Hodges#9683 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bryolymnia ensina (Barnes, 1907) (1)
Oligia ensina Barnes, 1907
Calymniodes obliquirena (Hampson, 1918)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932243
Forewing length 12-14 mm. (2)
Follow revision in Lafontaineet al. (2010) in references below.
The original description as Oligia ensina Barnes is available online in the print references below.
Dark basal patch does not extend to inner margin. Subterminal area with grayish shading, not hoary-gray. A dark streak extends from the reniform to the st. line.
Southeastern Arizona to southwestern New Mexico. (2)
Type: USA: Huachuca Mts., Arizona.
Coniferous forests.(2)
Adults fly from mid-June through August. (2), (3)
See Also
Bryolymnia biformata has a dark basal patch does not extend to the dorsal margin. Lacks a dark streak between reniform spot and st. line. Subterminal area is shaded hoary-gray.
Print References
Barnes, W. 1907. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 39: 12.
Lafontaine J.D., J.B. Walsh, & R.W. Holland 2010. A revision of the genus Bryolymnia Hampson in North America with descriptions of three new species (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae).(2)