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Species Globia laeta - Capsula laeta - Hodges#9451

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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 Apameini
Genus Globia
Species laeta (Capsula laeta - Hodges#9451)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Red sedge borer
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Capsula laeta (Morrison, 1875)
Archanara laeta (Morrison, 1875)
Globia laeta (Morrison, 1875)
Nonagria laeta Morrison, 1875
Phylogenetic sequence # 932441 (1)
Morrison (1875) listed a wingspan of 37 mm.
Morrison (1875) original description as Nonagria laeta is online in the print references.
Holotype from Hoboke, New Jersey.
The main flight period appears to be August and September. (2)
Poole (1989) reported larvae on Sparganium species (bur-reed). (3)
Print References
Morrison, H.K., 1875. Notes on the Noctuidæ. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 18: 120.