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Species Condica albigera - Boneset Groundling - Hodges#9702

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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 Condicinae
Tribe Condicini
Genus Condica
Species albigera (Boneset Groundling - Hodges#9702)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Condica albigera (Guenée, 1852)
Perigea albigera Guenée, 1852
Apamea intermittens Walker, 1858
Phylogenetic sequence # 932002.
Twenty-seven Condica species are found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Wingspan about 28 mm.
Southern Texas and southern Florida then south through Central America.
Larval host is Tamaulipa azurea (blue boneset).
Can be extremely common in southern Texas.
Larvae are often parasitized by braconid wasps.
See Also
Compare to other Condica on the pinned plates at Moth Photographers Group
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .