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Species Hypotrix hueco - Hodges#10600

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Hypotrix
Species hueco (Hypotrix hueco - Hodges#10600 )
Hodges Number
10600
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hypotrix hueco (Barnes, 1904) (1)
Hexorthodes hueco (Barnes, 1904)
Mamestra hueco Barnes, 1904 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933181
Size
FWL: 14 to 16 mm (1).
Identification
"Hypotrix hueco is superficially similar to H. alamosa, but averages larger, the medial area is pale with whitish shading that contrasts with the darker color of the basal and subterminal areas, and the postmedial line is well removed from the outer edge of the reniform spot. The outward displacement of the postmedial line results in a very narrow subterminal area, similar in width to the terminal area" (1).
Range
This species is known only from Southeastern Arizona. (1).
Season
"Collecting dates range from mid-June to mid-August" (1).
Print References
Barnes, W. 1904. "New species of North American Lepidoptera". The Canadian Entomologist, 36(8): 198-200 (2).
Lafontaine, J.D.; Ferris, C.D.; Walsh, J.B. 2010. "A revision of the genus Hypotrix Guenee in North America with descriptions of four new species and a new genus (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Noctuinae, Eriopygini)". ZooKeys, 39: 248, figs. 15, 30, 45 (1).
Internet References
Species page at Moth Photographers Group (3)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Hypotrix Guenee in North America with descriptions of four new species and ...
Donald Lafontaine, Clifford Ferris, J. Walsh. 2010. Zoo Keys 39: 225-253.
2.New species of North American Lepidoptera
William Barnes. 1904. The Canadian Entomologist, 36(8): 237-244 .
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems