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Species Bagisara pacifica - Hodges#9170

Bagisara pacifica - Hodges #9170 - Bagisara pacifica - female Bagisara pacifica - Hodges #9170 ????? - Bagisara pacifica
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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 Bagisarinae
Genus Bagisara
Species pacifica (Bagisara pacifica - Hodges#9170)
Hodges Number
9170
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Bagisara pacifica Schaus, 1911
Phylogenetic sequence # 931242 (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed twelve species of the genus Bagisara in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Schaus (1911) listed a wingspan of 31 mm.
Identification
Schaus (1911) original description is online in print references.48
*The subterminal line curved at costa and straight to tornus.
Range
Southern Texas to Central America. (2)
Holotype from Avangarez, Costa Rica.
See Also
9168 B. repanda - Forewing st. line typically meets the inner margin slightly before the anal angle. See distribution. "Male foretibia and forefemur with large, dense, black-tipped scale tufts; outer margin of forewing slightly angulate." (Ferguson, 1997).
9169 B. rectifascia - Forewing st. line typically meets the inner margin at the anal angle. See distribution. "Male foretibia and forefemur without large scale tufts; outer margin of forewing not angulate." (Ferguson, 1997).
9170 B. pacifica - Forewing st. line typically meets the inner margin at the anal angle. See distribution. May require dissection in Texas where rectifascia is also present. "Male foretibia and forefemur without large scale tufts; outer margin of forewing not angulate." (Ferguson, 1997).
Print References
Schaus, W., 1911. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 7: 48.