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Species Nocloa cordova - Hodges#9796

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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 Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Nocloina
Genus Nocloa
Species cordova (Nocloa cordova - Hodges#9796)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
"Nocloa" cordova (Barnes, 1907)
Xanthia cordova Barnes, 1907
Phylogenetic sequence # 931580 (1)
Explanation of Names
This species is currently placed in Nocloa, but does not belong there. It requires a new genus according to Robert Poole. (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included nine species of the genus Nocloa in America north of Mexico. (1)
Barnes (1907) reported a wingspan of 25 mm.
Poole reports the forewing length mean = 10.96 mm. (n = 10). (2)
Arizona. (3), (2),
Poole states Nocloa cordova is known in the United States from the counties of Santa Cruz and Pima in southern Arizona. He also mentions the species has been collected in Sonora, Mexico.
Holotype ♂, ♀, Chiricahua Mountains, Arizona.
Poole reports July, August, and September. (2)
Poole reports the larval host plant and immature stages are unknown. (2)
See Also
Print References
Barnes, Wm., 1907. New species of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 39: 65.