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Species Ponometia macdunnoughi - Hodges#9116

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 macdunnoughi (Ponometia macdunnoughi - Hodges#9116)
Hodges Number
9116
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ponometia macdunnoughi (Barnes & Benjamin, 1923) (1)
Spelled Ponometia mcdunnoughi on some websites. Listed as Ponometia macdunnoughi by Lafontaine & Poole (2010) and Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010). (2), (1)
Graeperia macdunnoughi Barnes & Benjamin, 1923
Phylogenetic sequence # 931336 (2)
Size
Poole reports the forewing length of one specimen as 11 mm. (3)
Range
Southern California.
Holotype from Indio, California.
Food
Poole reports the larval host is unknown. (3)
See Also
Ponometia pulchra has two brown patches in the fringe of the forewing.
Print References
Barnes & Benjamin, 1923. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America. 5(2): 85.