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Species Sympistis melalutea - Hodges#10107

Sympistis melalutea - Hodges #10107 - Sympistis melalutea - 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 Oncocnemidinae
Genus Sympistis
Species melalutea (Sympistis melalutea - Hodges#10107)
Hodges Number
10107
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sympistis melalutea (Smith, 1899)
Oncocnemis melalutea Smith, 1899
Phylogenetic sequence # 931791 (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 176 species of the genus Sympistis in America north of Mexico. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2013) reinstated one species. (2)
Size
Wingspan about 30 mm.
Range
Holotype collected foothills near Denver, Colorado.
Season
July
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 40: 59-64. (1)
Lafontaine, J.D. & BC. Schmidt 2013. Additions and corrections to the check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 264: 230, 234. (2)
Smith, J.B., 1889. Notes on Scotogramma and Oncocnemis with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 7: 39.
Walker, Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, 168.