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Species Aleptina aleptivoides - Hodges#9072

possible 9072 Aleptina aleptivoides CA Imperial co Glamis Dunes Sept 11 2013 - Aleptina aleptivoides
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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 Condicinae
Genus Aleptina
Species aleptivoides (Aleptina aleptivoides - Hodges#9072)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aleptina aleptivoides (Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1912)
Phyllophila aleptivoides Barnes & McDunnough, 1912
syn. Paracretona xithon Dyar, 1912
Phylogenetic sequence # 931635 (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included five species of the genus Aleptina in America north of Mexico. (2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) added one new species. (3)
The antennae of both sexes are filiform. (4)
Todd, et al. (1984) reported specimens from southern California, southern and western Arizona. (5)
Moth Photographers Group includes southern Nevada. (6)
The lectotype ♀ designated by Todd, et al. (1984) is labeled "Geo. H. Field, La Puerto Valley, Cal., July 11" [San Diego County] USNM (National Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC. (5)
The flight period is June to November. (6)
Todd, et al. (1984) reported the larval host is unknown. (5)
See Also
Aleptina inca female is similar.
Print References
Barnes, W. & J. McDunnough, 1912. New Noctuid species. The Canadian Entomologist, 44: 217.
Todd E.L., Blanchard, A. & R.W. Poole, 1984. Revision of the genus Aleptina (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 86 (4): 959; figs. 13-16 mm. (5)
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
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.Additions and corrections to the checklist of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico
J. Donald Lafontaine & B. Christian Schmidt. 2011. Zookeys, 149.1805.
5.A revision of the genus Aleptina (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
E. L. Todd, A. Blanchard, R. W. Poole. 1984. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 86: 951-960.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems