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Species Fergusonix januaris - Hodges#10605.2

10605.2 - Fergusonix januaris
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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 Eriopygini
Genus Fergusonix
Species januaris (Fergusonix januaris - Hodges#10605.2)
Hodges Number
10605.2
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Fergusonix januaris Mustelin & Leuschner, 2000 (1)
Explanation of Names
Mustelin et al. (2000) stated "The specific name is derived from the peak flight period of the moth, which occurs in January near the coast." (1)
Numbers
Fergusonix januaris is the only member of the genus north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Mustelin et al. (2000) listed the forewing length 12-14 mm. (1)
Identification
Mustelin et al. (2000) description in PDF. (1)
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Range
Southern California.
Mustelin et al. (2000) stated the holotype male from Riverside County; Glen Ivy Hot Springs, 25 January 1946, leg. Fred H. Rindge. (1)
Print References
Mustelin, T., Leuschner, R., Mikkola, K. & J.D. Lafontaine, 2000. Two new genera and thirteen new species of Owlet moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Mainly from Southern California. Proceedings of the San Diego Society for Natural History, 36: 15; fig. 9. (1)
Works Cited
1.Two new genera and thirteen new species of owlet moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), mainly from southern California
Thomas Mustelin, Ronald Leuschner, Kauri Mikkola, Donald J. Lafontaine . 2000. Proceedings of the San Diego Society for Natural History, 36: 1–18.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.North American Moth Photographers Group