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Species Perigonica pectinata - Hodges#10469

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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 Orthosiini
Genus Perigonica
Species pectinata (Perigonica pectinata - Hodges#10469)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Perigonica pectinata (Smith, 1888)
Taeniocampa pectinata Smith, 1888
Phylogenetic sequence # 932754 (1)
Forewing length 15-16 mm. (2)
Determined by Tomas Mustelin.
Washington to California and Arizona.
The main flight period appears to be February to July.
Known larval host plants include: (2)
Castanopsis chrysophylla (golden chinquapin)
Quercus chrysolepis (canyon live oak)
Possibly Q. vaccinifolia (huckleberry oak)
Print References
Smith J.B., 1890. Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of temperate North America. Revision of some taeniocampid genera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 12: 484.