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Species Lacinipolia stricta - Brown Arches Moth - Hodges#10398

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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 Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
Species stricta (Brown Arches Moth - Hodges#10398)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia stricta (Walker, 1865)
Previously four subspecies were recognized.
Phylogenetic sequence # 933045 (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 64 species of the genus Lacinipolia in America north of Mexico.(1)
Forewing length 10-13 mm. (2)
Adult: forewing dark brown in median area, paler yellowish-brown in basal and subterminal areas; terminal area dark brown mixed with black; reniform spot pale brown, angular, with conspicuous thick white outline; hindwing dirty brownish-gray with pale yellowish terminal line and fringe
British Columbia to California(3), east to Utah(4), north to Alberta.
The main flight period is August to September, with records starting in March from California. (5)
The larvae are cutworms feedings on various herbaceous vegetation including agricultural crops. (2)