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Species Lesmone hinna - Hodges#8653

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Omopterini
Genus Lesmone
Species hinna (Lesmone hinna - Hodges#8653)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lesmone hinna – (Geyer, 1837)
Lesmone pulverosa - (Walker, 1865) (1)
Five Lesmone species are found in America north of Mexico(2)
Texas to Florida.
The Texas population may represent a different species based on maculation and BOLD data. - Steve Nanz (11/20/2017)
adults fly year round in Florida
May through November in Texas
Print References
Geyer, C. 1837. Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmetterlinge, 5: 41.
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adult.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of the French Antilles - Image of pinned adult & image of male genitalia