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Species Schinia hanga - Hodges#11136

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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 Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species hanga (Schinia hanga - Hodges#11136)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schinia hanga Strecker, 1898
Phylogenetic sequence # 932127 (1)
Strecker (1898) listed a wingspan of 1.125" (28.5 mm.).
Strecker (1898) stated "The somewhat crenulated transverse lines and checkered fringe of primaries as well as the curve of the T. A. line [antemedial line] will serve to readily separate this from its three nearest allies."
Strecker (1898) original description is online in the print references below.
Texas to Kansas. (2)
Holotype from Dallas, Texas. (3)
Print References
Dyar, H.G., 1903. A list of North American Lepidoptera and key to the literature of this order of insects. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 52: 190.
Strecker, H., 1898. Lepidoptera, Rhopaloceres and Heteroceres, Indigenous and Exotic with Descriptions and Colored Illustrations, Suppl. 1: 9.