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Species Plagiomimicus olvello - Hodges#9742

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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 Plagiomimicus
Species olvello (Plagiomimicus olvello - Hodges#9742)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Plagiomimicus olvello (Barnes, 1907) (1)
Stibadium olvello Barnes, 1907
Phylogenetic sequence # 931647
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 18 species of the genus Plagiomimicus in America north of Mexico. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) added one species. (2)
Forewing length about 14 mm. (3)
Barnes (1907) original description as Stibadium olvello is available in the print references.
Southern Arizona to western Texas, and adjacent northern Mexico. (3)
The main flight period is September through October. (4), (3)
The larval host is unknown. (3)
See Also
This distinctive species is unlikely to be confused with others found north of Mexico. (3)
Print References
Barnes, W.M. 1907. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist. 39: 94.
Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2011. Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 149: pp. 148; 153. (2)
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation: p. 89; pl. 3.23.(5)