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Species Sideridis uscripta - Hodges#10261

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Hadenini
Genus Sideridis
Species uscripta (Sideridis uscripta - Hodges#10261)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sideridis uscripta (Smith, 1891)
Trichoclea u-scripta (Smith, 1891)
Mamestra u-scripta Smith, 1891 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932904
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed nine species of the genus Sideridis in America north of Mexico. (2)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 14-16 mm. (3)
Smith (1891) listed a wingspan of 39-41 mm. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the range to include Alberta(4) and Manitoba to southeastern Arizona(5) and the central Sierra Nevada in California(6). (3)
Holotype collected Sierra Nevada, Nevada County, California. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) stated there is a single flight during June to early July. (3)
Moth Photographers Group reports May to August. (7)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the life history is unknown. (3)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 55, fig. 39; p. 304. (3)
Smith, J.B., 1891. Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of temperate North America. Revision of the species of Mamestra. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 14: 228. (1)