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Species Sideridis artesta - Hodges#10263

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 Hadenini
Genus Sideridis
Species artesta (Sideridis artesta - Hodges#10263)
Hodges Number
10263
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sideridis artesta (Smith, 1903) (1)
Trichoclea artesta (Smith, 1903)
Mamestra artesta Smith, 1903 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932905
Size
Smith (1903) listed the wingspan as 35-44 mm. (2)
Identification
The Smith (1903) and Hampson (1905) descriptions are available in the print references below. (2)
Determined by Chuck Harp.
Range
Alberta to Colorado, east to New York and Quebec.
Season
Sideridis artesta adults appear to be most common from May to July. (3)
Food
The larval host plant and immature stages are unknown.
Remarks
Listed on the Ohio's Endangered Species list (2012).
Print References
Hampson, G.F., 1905. Noctuidae. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, 5: 237.
Smith, J.B., 1903. New noctuids for 1903, No. 4, with notes on certain described species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 29: 197. (2)
Works Cited
1. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada
Gregory R. Pohl, Gary G. Anweiler, B. Christian Schmidt, Norbert G. Kondla. 2010. ZooKeys 38: 1–549.
2.New noctuids for 1903, No. 4, with notes on certain described species
John B. Smith. 1903. Transactions of The American Entomological Society 29(3): 191-224.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems