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Species Tripudia chihuahua - Hodges#9004.1

Tripudia chihuahua - Hodges #9004.1 - Tripudia chihuahua - female Tripudia chihuahua Tripudia chihuahua Noctuidae sp. - Tripudia chihuahua
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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 Cobubathinae
Genus Tripudia
Species chihuahua (Tripudia chihuahua - Hodges#9004.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tripudia chihuahua Blanchard & Knudson, 1984 (1)
Explanation of Names
The species is named for the collection region, Chihuahuan Desert. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed fifteen species of the genus Tripudia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2013) added one species. (3)
Blanchard & Knudson (1984) reported the forewing length. (1)
♂ 6.8-8.5 mm. (n=20)
♀ 6.8-8.7 mm. (n=20)
Western Texas, New Mexico.
Holotype ♂, Chihuahuan Desert, near Nugent Mountain, Big Bend National Park, Brewster County, Texas, 8-X-1969, A & M.E. Blanchard.
The main flight period appears to be May to September. (4)
Print References
Blanchard, A. & E.C. Knudson, 1984. A new species of Tripudia Grote (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Western Texas. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 86: 639; figs. 1-9. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A new species of Tripudia (Grote) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from western Texas
André Blanchard, Edward C. Knudson. 1984. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 86: 639-642 .
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.Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
J. Donald Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt . 2013. ZooKeys 264: 227-236.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group