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Species Hyperstrotia aetheria - Hodges#9036

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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 Boletobiinae
Tribe Phytometrini
Genus Hyperstrotia (Graylet Moths)
Species aetheria (Hyperstrotia aetheria - Hodges#9036)
Hodges Number
9036
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hyperstrotia aetheria (Grote(1), 1879)
Thalpochares aetheria Grote, 1879 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930728
Range
Heppner (2003) listed the range as Georgia and Florida to Texas. (3), (4)
Moth Photographers Group extends the range to Maryland. (5), (6)
Season
Adults are most common from March to August. (4)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed the larval host plant as unknown. (4)
See Also
Hyperstrotia n. sp., mentioned in Lafontaine & Schmidt (2015), p. 136 (7), is currently indistinguishable from H. aetheria except by barcode. (paraphrased from comments in pers. email from Don Lafontaine.)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1879. The North American Entomologist, 1: 47. (2)
Hampson, G.F. 1910. Catalogue of the Noctuidae in the collection of the British Museum, 10: 559.