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Species Nocloa aliaga - Hodges#9800

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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 Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Nocloina
Genus Nocloa
Species aliaga (Nocloa aliaga - Hodges#9800)
Hodges Number
9800
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
"Nocloa" aliaga (Barnes, 1905)
Stiria aliaga Barnes, 1905
Phylogenetic sequence # 931584
Explanation of Names
This species is currently placed in Nocloa, but does not belong there. It requires a new genus according to Robert Poole. (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed nine species of the genus Nocloa in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Barnes (1905) reported a wingspan of 30 mm.
Identification
Range
Poole reports Nocloa aliaga is known from southeastern and south-central Arizona, and northern Mexico. (1)
Season
Poole reports he has collected adults in July and August. (1)
Food
Poole reports the larval host plant and immature stages are unknown. (1)
See Also
Nocloa aliaga is unlikely to be confused with other Noctuidae north of Mexico.
Print References
Barnes, William, 1905. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 37: 213.