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Species Condica albigera - Boneset Groundling - Hodges#9702

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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 albigera (Boneset Groundling - Hodges#9702)
Hodges Number
9702
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Condica albigera (Guenée, 1852)
Perigea albigera Guenée, 1852
Apamea intermittens Walker, 1858
Phylogenetic sequence # 932002.
Numbers
Twenty-seven Condica species are found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Wingspan about 28 mm.
Identification
Range
Southern Texas and southern Florida then south through Central America.
Food
Larval host is Tamaulipa azurea (blue boneset).
Remarks
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 .