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Species Dichagyris polycala - Hodges#10875

Unid. Noctuid - Dichagyris polycala
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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Dichagyris
Species polycala (Dichagyris polycala - Hodges#10875)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dichagyris polycala Lafontaine, 2004 (1)
syn. D. pampolycala (Dyar, 1912) (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933243
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included 26 species of the genus Dichagyris in America north of Mexico. (3)
The wingspan averages 34 mm. (4)
Western Texas to Arizona. (5), (4)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 2004. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 100; pl. D.5-6. (1)