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Species Cucullia mcdunnoughi - Hodges#10208

Cucullia mcdunnoughi Cucullia mcdunnoughi
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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 Cuculliinae
Genus Cucullia (Hooded Owlets)
Species mcdunnoughi (Cucullia mcdunnoughi - Hodges#10208)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cucullia mcdunnoughi (Henne, 1940)
Copicucullia mcdunnoughi Henne, 1940
Phylogenetic sequence # 931532 (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 36 species of the genus Cucullia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length 16-18 mm. (2)
Henne (1940) original description as Copicucullia mcdunnoughi is available in the print references.
California(3) and Arizona to British Columbia. (4), (5)
The flight period appears to be March to August with the peak from June to July. (4), (2)
Henne reared from Stephanomeria species (wirelettuce).
Print References
Henne, C., 1940. Two new species of Lepidoptera from California. Bulletin of the Southern California Academy of Sciences, 39: 73.
Poole, R.W., 1995. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 63; pl. 2, figs. 35-36. (6)