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Species Physula albipunctilla - Hodges#8390.2

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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 Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Physula
Species albipunctilla (Physula albipunctilla - Hodges#8390.2)
Hodges Number
8390.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Physula albipunctilla Schaus, 1916 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930543
Numbers
Physula albipunctilla is the only member of the genus listed for America, north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Schaus (1916) originally described the wingspan as 24 mm. (1)
Range
Florida, Georgia, and Louisiana. (3), (4), (5)
Heppner (2003) includes Cuba in the range. (5)
Season
Heppner (2003) recorded adults in Florida during the months of May, September and November. (5)
Moth Photographers Group adds January and March for Florida. (3)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the host plant as unknown. (5)
Remarks
Rolfe, A.K. (2011) included Physula albipunctilla in the diet of Mormoops blainvillei, a bat species in Puerto Rico. PDF
Print References
Dickel, T.S., 1991. New records of Noctuidae moths from Florida. Tropical Lepidoptera 2(1): 53, fig. 2. (4)
Schaus, W., 1916. A generic revision of the American moths of the sub-family Hypeninae, with descriptions of new Genera and species. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 50(2132): 295. (1)
Works Cited
1.A generic revision of the American moths of the subfamily Hypeninae, with descriptions of new genera and species
William Schaus. 1916. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 50: 259-399.
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 .
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.New records of Noctuidae moths from Florida
Terhune S. Dickel. 1991. Tropical Lepidoptera 2(1): 53-58.
5.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
7.Butterflies of North America