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Species Caradrina mona - Hodges#9658

Caradrina mona - Hodges #9658 - Caradrina mona
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Caradrinini
Subtribe Caradrinina
Genus Caradrina
Species mona (Caradrina mona - Hodges#9658)
Hodges Number
9658
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Caradrina mona (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912)
Platyperigea mona (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912) (1), (2)
Athetis (Caradrina) mona Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
Phylogenetic sequence # 932262 (2)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included ten species of the genus Caradrina in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Barnes & McDunnough (1912) listed a wingspan of 22 mm.
Crumb (1956) reported the larva mature to about 20 mm. (3)
Identification
Barnes & McDunnough (1912) description of the adult is available to read online in the print references below.
Crumb (1956) described the larva. (3)
Range
Arizona and California to Washington and Montana. (4), (5), (6)
Holotype ♀, California, San Diego County, Witch Creek, USNM (United States National Museum). (7)
Season
The adults have been recorded in the months of May to October. (5)
Brown & Bash (1997) reported August to September in southern California. (6)
Food
Crumb (1956) reported larvae were collected from dead leaves. (3)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (5)
Print References
Barnes & McDunnough, 1912. New species and genera of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 44: 56.
Lafontaine J.D. & B.C. Schmidt, 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico. ZooKeys 40: 73, 146.415. (2)