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Species Ponometia pulchra - Hodges#9104

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Ponometia
Species pulchra (Ponometia pulchra - Hodges#9104)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ponometia pulchra (Barnes & McDunnough, 1910)
Azenia pulchra Barnes and McDunnough, 1910
Phylogenetic sequence # 931331 (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 34 species of the genus Ponometia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan about 19 mm.
Texas to Colorado; disjunct population in southern California. [Source? Available records seem all to be from Texas.]
Larval host unknown.
Print References
Barnes, W. & J. McDunnough, 1910. New Species and Varieties of North American Lepidoptera. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 18: 158.