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Species Lithophane itata - Hodges#9920

Lithophane itata - Hodges #9920 - Lithophane itata
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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Lithophane (Pinions)
Species itata (Lithophane itata - Hodges#9920)
Hodges Number
9920
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lithophane itata (Smith, 1899)
Xylina itata Smith, 1899 (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 52 species of the genus Lithophane in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Smith (1899) listed the wingspan as 35-37 mm. (1)
Identification
Determined by Lars Crabo.
Range
California to Colorado, north to Montana and British Columbia. (3)
Season
The adults emerge in the fall and overwinter. The adults are most commonly collected in may and June. (4)
Food
Lithophane itata has been reared on Juniperus scopulorum Sarg. (Rocky Mountain juniper). (3)
Print References
Smith, J.B., 1899. New noctuids and notes. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 7(4): 231.(1)
Works Cited
1.New Noctuids and notes
John B. Smith. 1899. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 7(4): 223-234.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Pacific Northwest Moths
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems