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Species Copablepharon robertsoni - Hodges#10687.1

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 Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Copablepharon
Species robertsoni (Copablepharon robertsoni - Hodges#10687.1)
Hodges Number
10687.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Copablepharon robertsoni Crabo & Lafontaine, 2004 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933290
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 23 species of the genus Copablepharon in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
FWL = 17-19 mm (1)
Identification
Forewing mainly gray without yellow; blackish-gray reniform spot and AM/PM lines; thin whitish-gray streak in fold below cubital vein and wider more diffuse streak extending from AM line to reniform spot to PM line. Hindwing pale fuscous with dark fuscous shading on discal spot, PM line, veins and terminal line. Antenna of male beadlike; female filiform. (1)
Range
west-central California. (1)
Habitat
dunes south of Oceano (1)
Season
April to July (1)
Print References
Lafontaine, J. D., 2004. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 179; pl. H.39-40. (1)