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Species Rhizagrotis stylata - Hodges#10176

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Antitypina
Genus Rhizagrotis
Species stylata (Rhizagrotis stylata - Hodges#10176)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhizagrotis stylata Smith, 1893
Cerapoda stylata Smith, 1893
Phylogenetic sequence # 932689
Rhizagrotis includes four species in America, north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Wingspan 38-40 mm. (3)
Arizona to Alberta, Canada.
Adults are most common from May to July. (4)
The host plant is unknown.
Subspecies: (3)
Rhizagrotis stylata stylata
Rhizagrotis stylata arida
See Also
Check the forewings for the missing PM lines and also the dark-shading in and around the reniform spots. The orbicular spots may be shaded, irregular, oblong or pointy.
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1894. Descriptions of new genera and species of Noctuidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 21: 69, plate 2, fig. 4.
Hampson, G.F. 1906. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British M, 6: useum182.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Pacific Northwest Moths