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Species Lineostriastiria olivalis - Hodges#9757

Moth for ID  ( 9757 ?? ) - Lineostriastiria olivalis 9757  - Lineostriastiria olivalis Moth - Lineostriastiria olivalis Moth - Lineostriastiria olivalis Moth - Lineostriastiria olivalis Lineostriastiria olivalis - female Lineostriastiria olivalis - female Lineostriastiria olivalis
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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Lineostriastiria
Species olivalis (Lineostriastiria olivalis - Hodges#9757)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lineostriastiria olivalis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1916)
Stiria olivalis Barnes & McDunnough, 1916 (12)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931668
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)
Forewing length average 14 mm. (5)
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
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.
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)