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Species Lineostriastiria olivalis - Hodges#9757

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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 Amphipyrinae
Tribe Stiriini
Subtribe Stiriina
Genus Lineostriastiria
Species olivalis (Lineostriastiria olivalis - Hodges#9757)
Hodges Number
9757
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lineostriastiria olivalis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916)
Stiria olivalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1916 (12)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931668
Numbers
There are five named species of Lineostriastiria in America north of Mexico and at least one species to be described from Arizona. (1), (2), (3), (4)
Size
Forewing length average 14 mm. (5)
Identification
Original description is online as Stiria olivalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1916. (12)
Wide variation on the amount of darker scales on the forewing.
Females tend to be more yelloish than males
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Range
Southern California. and one record from Arizona, Pima Co., Santa Catalina Mts. (6), (5)
Northern Baja California. (5)
Type locality: USA: California, San Bernardino Co., Loma Linda.
Season
Records of most adults are from March to May. (5)
See Also
Lineostriastiria hutsoni which is much smaller.
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1916. New species and varieties of North American Lepidoptera. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, vol. 3, no. 1, p. (12).
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 109; pl. 3.52. (7)