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Species Condica morsa - Hodges#9712

Condica morsa 9712 - Condica morsa Hodges#9712 - Condica morsa Texas SE Gulf Coast - Condica morsa Hodges#9712 - Condica morsa
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Classification
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 Condicinae
Tribe Condicini
Genus Condica
Species morsa (Condica morsa - Hodges#9712)
Hodges Number
9712
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Condica morsa (Smith, 1907)
Perigea morsa Smith, 1907 (1)
P. sutrix Dyar, 1914
Numbers
Twenty-seven Condica species are found in America north of Mexico.(2)
Size
Wingspan 25-28 mm.(1)
Identification
Original description: (141), (1)
Range
Western and southern Texas to Mexico.
Strays to Florida.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults have been recorded year round but are most common from September through October.
Food
Larval host unknown.
See Also
Pinned photos of other Condica species at Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 65.(2)
Smith, J.B. 1907. New species of Noctuidae for 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, Volume 33, p. (141) (read online or download PDF) (1)