Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Charadra moneta (Schmidt & Anweiler, 2010)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Pantheinae
Wing Span: 3.6-3.8 cm
Life History:
Flight: March to June (Arizona, Texas, and New Mexico) and September (Mexico),
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae have been reared on Quercus gambelii.
Adult Food:
Range: Central and eastern Arizona (Coconino and Apache Cos.), the San Mateo Mountains of New Mexico, the Guadalupe Mountains of New Mexico and Texas, and the Big Bend region of Texas; south to the Sierra Madre in Nuevo León, northern Mexico.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: Charadra moneta Schmidt & Anweiler, 2010, n. sp., ZooKeys, 39:177, was previously misidentified identified in most collections as Charadra ingenua Smith, 1906, a species which occupied number 9189.1 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist). C. ingenua was synonymized with 9189 C. deridens (Guenée, 1852) in Anweiler & Schmidt (2010).
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