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Species Oligia chlorostigma - Hodges#9402

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Apameini
Genus Oligia
Species chlorostigma (Oligia chlorostigma - Hodges#9402)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Yellow-spotted Brocade (1)
Green-washed Culm Borer (2)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Oligia chlorostigma (Harvey, 1876)
Hadena chlorostigma Harvey, 1876 (3)
syn. Hadena viridimusca Smith, 1899
Phylogenetic sequence # 932377
The genus Oligia includes eleven species in America, north of Mexico. (4)
Distinctive white spot on antemedian line at the inner margin. (1)
Wagner, et al. (2011) included Wisconsin to Quebec, south to Georgia and Texas. (2)
Beadle & Leckie (2012) listed the range to include southeastern Canada and northeastern United States. (1)
Holotype: Texas. (5)
The adults are most common from May to September. (6)
The larvae feed on grasses. (2)
Print References
Harvey, L.F., 1876. New Californian and Texan moths. The Canadian Entomologist, 8(1): 53. (3)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
2.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.
3.New Californian and Texan Moths
Leon F. Harvey. 1876. The Canadian Entomologist 8(3): 52-56.
4.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 .
5.Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) Part 1 & 2)
Poole, R. W. 1989. CRC Press .
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems