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Species Lacinipolia vittula - Hodges#10380

Lacinipolia vittula
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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 Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
Species vittula (Lacinipolia vittula - Hodges#10380)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia vittula (Grote, 1882)
Mamestra vittula Grote, 1883
Phylogenetic sequence # 933028
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 64 species of the genus Lacinipolia in America north of Mexico.(1)
The main flight period appears to be July to October. (2)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1883. Tranactions of the Kansas Academy of Science, 8: 48.
Grote, A.R., 1892. The species of Mamestra. The Canadian Entomologist. 187.
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: 268. (3)