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Species Stiria dyari - Hodges#9786

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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 Amphipyrinae
Tribe Stiriini
Subtribe Stiriina
Genus Stiria
Species dyari (Stiria dyari - Hodges#9786)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stiria dyari Hill, 1924 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931690
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Harrison G. Dyar Jr..
Wingspan 31-35 mm. (1)
Southern California in the Mohave Desert region and northern Baja California. Southern Nevada and western and southwestern Arizona as far east as the Baboquivari Mountains. (2)
Holotype collected in San Diego, California. (3)
Adults are most common from March to June; a few August to October records exist. (4), (5)
See Also
Stiria rugifrons forewing has a dark basal patch. (1)
Print References
Hill, C.A. 1924. Pacific Coast Lepidoptera. No. 1 (Noctuidae). Some apparently new species of moths of the family Noctuidae and one Saturnid aberration from the southwestern United States. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences. 22: 183, pl. 3, fig. 3. (1)
Poole, R.W., 1995. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 141; pl. 4.33-34. (6)