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Species Schinia obliqua - Hodges#11196

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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species obliqua (Schinia obliqua - Hodges#11196 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia obliqua Smith, 1883
Phylogenetic sequence # 932167 (1)
Revised description in PDF. (2)
California to Colorado and western Texas. (3), (2)
The range of Schinia unimacula may overlap in central Arizona.
Adults fly July through September. (2)
Larval host is unknown. (2)
Life Cycle
Unknown. (2)
See Also
Schinia unimacula, forewing subterminal band is reduced to a dark subapical patch and becoming bolder near the inner margin. The band is washed out across the wing middle.
S. unimacula is found from southern California across northern Arizona to Colorado and north to Washington.(2)
Print References
Hampson, 1903. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. p. 82.
Pogue, M.G., & C.E. Harp 2003. Revised status of Schinia unimacula Smith including morphological comparisons with Schinia obliqua Smith.(2)
Smith, J.B. 1883. Synopsis of the North American Heliothinae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 229.