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Species Pseudobryomima fallax - Hodges#9600

Pseudobryomima fallax(?) - Pseudobryomima fallax
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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 Xylenini
No Taxon (Incertae sedis)
Genus Pseudobryomima
Species fallax (Pseudobryomima fallax - Hodges#9600)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudobryomima fallax (Hampson, 1906)
Bryomima fallax Hampson, 1906
Perigea falsa Grote(1), 1880 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932731 (3)
Hampson (1906) listed a wingspan of 32 mm.
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 12-15 mm. (4)
Hampson (1906) original description as Bryomima fallax is online in the print references.
Southern Oregon to southern California and Nevada.
Type Locality: Arizona
Powell & Opler (2009) reported adults fly year round. (4)
McCabe reported the larvae form blister mines on the leaves of Pellaea andromedifolia (Kaulf.) Fée (Coffee cliffbrake). (4)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1880. New species of N. Am. moths. The Canadian Entomologist 7: 215. (2)
Hampson, G.F., 1906. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum. 6: 388; pl. 105, fig. 8.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 55, fig. 2; p. 301. (4)
Works Cited
1.Augustus Radcliffe Grote, Lepidopterist (1841-1903)
2.New species of N. Am. moths
Augustus Radcliffe Grote . 1880. The Canadian Entomologist, 12(10): 213-220.
3.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 .
4.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems