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Species Autographa sansoni - Hodges#8910

Autographa sansoni - Hodges #8910 - Autographa sansoni
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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 Plusiinae (Looper Moths)
Tribe Plusiini
Subtribe Plusiina
Genus Autographa
Species sansoni (Autographa sansoni - Hodges#8910)
Hodges Number
8910
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Autographa sansoni Dod, 1910 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931207 (2)
Size
The wingspan averages 34-36 mm.
Dod (1910) reported a wingspan of 35 mm. (1)
Range
Alaska at Oregon, Alberta and New Mexico. (3)
Holotype ♂, Banff, Alberta, Canada, at 4,600 ft, 10-VI-1910. in NMNH (National Museum of Natural History). (1)
Habitat
Coniferous forest. (3)
Season
The adults are most common from June to August. (4)
Food
The larval host is unknown but probably various herbaceous plants as for other members of the genus. (5)
Print References
Dod, F.H. Wolley, 1910. A new Autographa from the Alberta Rockies. The Canadian Entomologist, 42: 349. (1)
Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole, 1991. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 93; pl. 2.36-37. (3)
Works Cited
1.A new Autographa from the Alberta Rockies
F.H. Wolley Dod. 1910. The Canadian Entomologist, 42(11): 349-350.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 25.1. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae (part), Plusiinae
J. Donald Lafontaine, Robert W. Poole. 1991. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Pacific Northwest Moths
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems