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Species Pseudohadena vulnerea - Hodges#9577

silvery light- & dark-grey Moth with subtle patterning, including a small rectangular light-colored spot not far from mid-costa - Pseudohadena vulnerea Moth 29 - Pseudohadena vulnerea Moth - Pseudohadena vulnerea Owlet - Pseudohadena vulnerea Owlet - Pseudohadena vulnerea Pseudohadena vulnerea Rhizagrotis modesta 9838 - Pseudohadena vulnerea Pseudohadena vulnerea
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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Antitypina
Genus Pseudohadena
Species vulnerea (Pseudohadena vulnerea - Hodges#9577)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudohadena vulnerea (Grote(1), 1883)
Namangana vulnerea (Grote, 1883)
Homohadena vulnerea Grote, 1883 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932690 (3)
Hampson (1909) listed a wingspan of 34 mm.
Wingspan is not mentioned in Grote (1883) or Smith (1890).
Grote (1883), Smith (1890), and Hampson (1909) descriptions available in the print references.
Arizona, southern Nevada and southern California(4). (5)
Syntypes ♂ (2) from Arizona, Pima County, Baboquivari Mountains in National Museum of Natural History (USNM), Washington.
The main flight period appears to be April to May. (5)
No information of host or immature stages.
Genus misspelled as Pseudohadana on the California species checklist. (4)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1883. New species and notes on structure of moths and genera. The Canadian Entomologist, 15: 29.
Hampson, G.F. 1909. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, 8: 552.
Smith, J.B., 1890. Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of temperate North America. Revision of Homohadena, Grote. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 13: 402.