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Species Aleptinoides ochrea - Hodges#9839

Aleptinoides ochrea - Hodges #9839 - Aleptinoides ochrea - female
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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Chamaecleini
Genus Aleptinoides
Species ochrea (Aleptinoides ochrea - Hodges#9839)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aleptinoides ochrea Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Oslaria haematosticta Dyar, 1923
Phylogenetic sequence # 931731 (1)
Aleptinoides ochrea is the only member of the genus listed for America, north of Mexico. (1)
Barnes & McDunnough (1912) listed the wingspan as 19 mm.
Western Texas, New Mexico. (2)
Lectotype ♂ collected in September, Deming, New Mexico.
The adults appear to be most common from July to September.
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1912. Fifty new species and varieties. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America, 1(5): 24, pl. 2, fig. 17.
Dyar, 1923, Insecutor Inscitiae Menstruus, 11: 17.
Todd, E.L., 1961. Lectotype selection for and a synonym of Aleptinoides ochrea B. and McD. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 63(3): 191.