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Species Spodoptera hipparis - Hodges#9674

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Prodeniini
Genus Spodoptera (Armyworm Moths)
Species hipparis (Spodoptera hipparis - Hodges#9674)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Spodoptera hipparis (Druce, 1889)
Leucochlaena hipparis (Druce, 1889)
Heliophobus hipparis Druce, 1889
Phylogenetic sequence # 932214
There are eleven named species of the genus Spodoptera in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Nevada and Arizona to New Mexico and south into Mexico.
Syntypes: Mexico, Durango, Milpas; Mexico City. (3)
The flight period is March through November. (2)
See Also

Also compare to some Euxoa species on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Pogue, M.G., 2011. Using DNA barcoding and genitalia to place “Leucochlaena” hipparis (Druce) in Spodoptera Guenee (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 113(4):497-507.