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Species Stiria sulphurea - Hodges#9787

Schinia? on chenopod - Stiria sulphurea Moth - Stiria sulphurea Stiria intermixta? - Stiria sulphurea Stiria - maybe sulphurea? - Stiria sulphurea Stiria - maybe sulphurea? - Stiria sulphurea Stiria sulphurea Stiria sulphurea Stiria sulphurea
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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 Stiriinae
Tribe Stiriini
Genus Stiria
Species sulphurea (Stiria sulphurea - Hodges#9787)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stiria sulphurea Neumoegen, 1882 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931692
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included seven species of the genus Stiria in America north of Mexico. (2)
Poole reports the forewing length as 14-17 mm. (3)
The hindwing is brownish in both the male and female.
Western Texas to Arizona. (3)
Holotype ♂, ♀ collected by B. Neumoegen, Prescott, Arizona. (4)
The adults are most common from August to October. (5), (3)
Poole reports the larval host plant and immature stages are unknown. (4)
See Also
Stiria intermixta has a white hindwing, usually a defined postmedian line and a forewing length of more than 17 mm.
Print References
Neumoegen, B., 1882. Some new beauties from various parts of Arizona. Papilio, 135. (1)
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 142; pl. 4.37. (4)