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Species Lacinipolia leucogramma - Hodges#10392

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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 Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
Species leucogramma (Lacinipolia leucogramma - Hodges#10392)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia leucogramma (Grote (1), 1873)
Mamestra leucogramma Grote, 1873
Polia canities Hampson, 1905 (2)
Scotogramma francisca Smith, 1910 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933038 (3)
"933038 Lacinipolia leucogramma – Two names formerly treated as valid species, L. canities (Hampson, 1905), syn. n. and L. francisca (Smith, 1910), syn. n., are synonyms of Lacinipolia leucogramma. This result was reported in the unpublished 1975 thesis of Charles Selman, and the barcodes results also support this conclusion." (2)
Smith (1891) listed a wingspan of 28 mm. (4)
Smith (1891) description in PDF. (4)
California. (4)
Moth Photographers Group displays records in California, northern New Mexico, and Baja California. (5)
The main flight period appears to be March to October. (5), (4)
No host information.
Print References
Hampson, G.F., 1905. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. 5: 80; pl. 80, fig. 14.
Smith, J.B., 1891. Contributions toward a monograph of the Noctuidae of temperate North America. Revision of the species of Mamestra. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 14: 208. (4)
Smith, J.B., 1910. New species of Noctuidae for 1910. No. 1. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 18: 96.