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Species Hadena lafontainei - Hodges#10317.1

Hadena lafontainei One of the arches on moss - Hadena lafontainei One of the arches on a log - Hadena lafontainei Hadena lafontainei? - Hadena lafontainei Hadena lafontainei? - Hadena lafontainei Hadena lafontainei Hadena lafontainei
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Hadenini
Genus Hadena
Species lafontainei (Hadena lafontainei - Hodges#10317.1)
Hodges Number
10317.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hadena lafontainei Troubridge & Crabo, 2002 (1)
Explanation of Names
Troubridge & Crabo (2002) stated "The name honours Dr. J. Donald Lafontaine, for his work on the Nearctic Noctuidae." (1)
Size
Troubridge & Crabo (2002) listed the forewing length 13-15 mm. (1)
Range
Troubridge & Crabo (2002) reported the range to include southwestern Wyoming to Arizona and New Mexico; also occurs in Mexico to southwestern Chihuahua. (1)
See Also
Hadena glaciata has white scales in the area between the orbicular and reniform spot. That area is olive-brown in H. lafontainei. (1)
Print References
Troubridge, J.T. & L.G. Crabo, 2002. A review of the Nearctic species of Hadena (Schrank), 1802 (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) with descriptions of six new species. Fabreries 27(2). p. 115; figs. 3, 17, 33. (1)
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