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Species Acroria pulchra - Hodges#9562.1

Acroria terens - Hodges #9562.1 - Acroria pulchra Acroria terens? - Acroria pulchra Mystery Noctuid - Acroria pulchra
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Dypterygiini
Genus Acroria
Species pulchra (Acroria pulchra - Hodges#9562.1)
Hodges Number
9562.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acroria pulchra (Möschler, 1886) (1)
Alibama pulchra Möschler, 1886
Hadena terens of authors not Walker, 1857 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932278
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed Acroria terens as the only member of the genus in America north of Mexico(2) based on a Texas record, but later changed this to Acroria pulchra (Möscher, "1886" = 1888) as the correct name for the Texas moth.(1)
Size
Walker (1857) listed the wingspan as [14 lines] 29.6 mm.
Range
Texas. (2)
Season
March and December records. (3)
Food
The host plant is unknown.
Remarks
Separatabdruck aus den Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft
Print References
Möschler, H.B. 1886. Beiträge zur Schmetterlings-Fauna von Jamaica. Abhandlungen der Senckenbergischen naturforschenden Gesellschaft. 14(3): 44; fig. 27.
Walker, F., 1857. List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum: Part III Lepidoptera Heterocera 11: 586.