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Species Orthomoia bloomfieldi - Hodges#9433.1

9433.1  - Orthomoia bloomfieldi
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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 Apameini
Genus Orthomoia
Species bloomfieldi (Orthomoia bloomfieldi - Hodges#9433.1)
Hodges Number
9433.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orthomoia bloomfieldi Mustelin, 2000 (1)
Explanation of Names
Mustelin et al. (2000) stated "We take great pleasure in naming this species for Norris Bloomfield, who collected the type specimen and thirty of the thirty-one paratypes." (1)
Size
Mustelin et al. (2000) listed the wingspan 23-24 mm (n=2) and the forewing length 12.5-13 mm.(1)
Identification
Mustelin (2000) original description is in PDF. (1)
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (2)
Range
Mustelin et al. (2000) stated "This taxon is currently known from only two localities in San Diego, California, both on the coastal plateau within a few miles of the Pacific Ocean." (1)
Season
The specimens were collected from May to June. (1)
Food
Mustelin et al. (2000) did not mention larval host or immature stages. (1)
Print References
Mustelin, T., Leuschner, R., Mikkola, K., & D.J. 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: 13; fig. 7. (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.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.North American Moth Photographers Group