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Species Ptichodis vinculum - Black-tipped Ptichodis Moth - Hodges#8749

Moth - Ptichodis vinculum Ptichodis vinculum Black-tipped Ptichodis Moth - Hodges #8749 - Ptichodis vinculum Ptichodis vinculum - Black-tipped Ptichodis Moth - Ptichodis vinculum Hodges #8749 - Black-tipped Ptichodis Moth - Ptichodis vinculum Ptichodis vinculum – Black-tipped Ptichodis Moth - Ptichodis vinculum Ptichodis vinculum 87.003 - Ptichodis vinculum
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Euclidiini
Genus Ptichodis
Species vinculum (Black-tipped Ptichodis Moth - Hodges#8749)
Hodges Number
8749
Explanation of Names
vincul, =um is Latin for a confining band (1)
Numbers
Five spp. in Florida. P. vinculum is relatively common, the other spp. being quite rare (in Florida?) (2)
Six spp. per Arnett (1985) (3) and per Nearctica, all described in the 1800s...
Range
Quite common throughout most of Texas and the eastern states (4)
Habitat
Usually occurs in marshy areas, especially near the coast (4)
Season
Every month in Florida (2)
See Also
Ptichodis herbarum – 8750 - Moth Photographers Group

Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.The Lepidoptera of Florida: An Annotated Checklist.
Charles P. Kimball. 1965. Florida Dept. of Ag. Gainesville, FL. v + 363 pp.
3.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
4.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 2B: Macro-Moths
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2004. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. xiv + 59 pp. 20 plates.