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Species Cropia ruthaea - Hodges#9622.1

Cropia ruthaea - Hodges #9622.1 - Cropia ruthaea - female
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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 Cropiinae
Genus Cropia
Species ruthaea (Cropia ruthaea - Hodges#9622.1)
Hodges Number
9622.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cropia ruthaea Dyar, 1910
Phylogenetic sequence # 931643
Numbers
The genus Cropia has three species listed for America, north of Mexico. (1)
Range
Western Texas.
Season
The adults appear to be most common in May, September.
Food
Cordia boissieri (Texas olive). (2)
Print References
Blanchard, A., & E.C. Knudson, 1985. New U.S. records and other interesting moths from Texas. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 39(1): 2. (3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.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 .
2.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.
3.New U.S. records and other interesting moths from Texas
André Blanchard, Edward C. Knudson. 1985. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 39(1): 1-8.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group