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Species Ponometia alata - Hodges#9099

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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 Acontiinae (Bird Dropping Moths)
Tribe Acontiini
Genus Ponometia
Species alata (Ponometia alata - Hodges#9099)
Hodges Number
9099
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ponometia alata (Smith, 1905) (1)
Tarachidia alata (Smith, 1905)
Acontia alata Smith, 1905
Phylogenetic sequence # 931323 (2)
Size
Poole lists the forewing length about 7 mm. (3)
Smith (1905) listed a wingspan of 15-16 mm. (4)
Identification
Smith (1905) original description as Acontia alata is online in the print references.
Range
Arizona. (5)
Holotype collected Baboquavaria Mountains, Pima County, Arizona. 15 July 1930; collector O.C. Poling. (4)
Season
July August. (5)
Food
Poole(3) reports the immature stages and host are unknown.
Print References
Smith, J.B.,1905, New species of Noctuidae for 1905, No. 3. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 13: 210. (4)
Works Cited
1.Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae)
J. Donald Lafontaine, Robert W. Poole . 2010. ZooKeys 39: 137–160 .
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.Noctuidae of North America (nearctica.com)
4.New species of Noctuidae for 1905, No. 3
John B Smith. 1905. Journal of The New York Entomological Society, 13: 188--211.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
7.Moths of Southeast Arizona