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Species Epidromia pannosa - Hodges#8585.2

Hodges #8585.2 - Epidromia pannosa Hodges #8585.2 - Epidromia pannosa
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Eulepidotinae
Genus Epidromia
Species pannosa (Epidromia pannosa - Hodges#8585.2)
Hodges Number
8585.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epidromia pannosa Guenée, 1852
syn. Epidromia poaphiloides of authors, not (Guenée, 1852)
Phylogenetic sequence # 930976
Identification
Solis (1986) distinguishes Epidromia pannosa from E. fergusoni. (1)
Lafontaine & Dickel (2008) describe the three know North American species in the genus Epidromia (2)
Range
Heppner (2003) included Florida; West Indies to Brazil. (3)
Lafontaine & Dickel (2008) in North America found only in the Florida Keys (2)
Season
Heppner (2003) reported adults from March to May, November, December. (3)
Food
Heppner (2003) listed the following host plants. (3)
Eugenia axillaris (Sw.) Willd. (white stopper).
Metopium toxiferum (L.) Krug & Urb. (Florida poisontree).
Psidium guajava L. (guava).
P. littorale var. longipes (O. Berg.) Fosb. (purple guava).
Rhus copallina L. (winged sumac).
See Also
Epidromia lienaris - In males, dark areas on the wing tend to be more extensive and contrasting and lacks the yellow streak on the underside of the forewing. Females cannot be safely separated. (2)
Print References
Guenée, 1852. Noctuidae III: 326
Lafontaine, J.D., 2008. Review of the genus Epidromia in North America (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae). Lepidoptera Novae, 1(3-4): 111; figs. 7-9, 14, 18. (2)
Solis, M.A., 1986. A new species of Epidromia (Noctuidae) from Florida. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 40(1): 15; figs. 8-12; table 3. (1)
Internet References
Wikipedia - brief description (6)
Works Cited
1.A new species of Epidromia (Noctuidae) from Florida
M. Alma Solis. 1986. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 40(1): 8-19 .
2.Review of the genus Epidromia in North America (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae: Catocalinae)
J. D. Lafontaine. 2008. Lepidoptera Novae, 1(3-4): 109-115.
3.Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas: Lepidoptera of Florida
J.B. Heppner. 2003. Florida Department of Agriculture 17(1): 1-670.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
6.Wikipedia