Sigela penumbrata Hulst, 1896,

Pogue, Michael G., 2012, The Aventiinae, Boletobiinae, Eublemminae, Pangraptinae, Phytometrinae, and Scolecocampinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Erebidae) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, U. S. A., Zootaxa 3153, pp. 1-31: 28-29

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.279582

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F9878A-E41D-FFB0-F9F9-63CAFE48348C

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scientific name

Sigela penumbrata Hulst, 1896
status

 

8. Sigela penumbrata Hulst, 1896 

( Figs. 53–55View FIGURES 33 – 55, Map 26)

Identification. Forewing length 4.8–7.4 mm. Sigela penumbrata  is a small species with a dirty white forewing sprinkled with brown scales. Pattern is greatly reduced with the antemedial line a black spot on costa; medial line a black spot on costa; orbicular spot a tiny black spot below medial line; postmedial line a series of tiny black spots angled from costa to posterior margin; terminal line a series of black spots between veins. Hind wing is concolorous with forewing and sprinkled with brown scales; a tiny black discal spot; postmedial line a continuation from forewing; terminal line as in forewing.

Flight period. Mid-May.

Collected localities. Tennessee: Cocke Co.: Cosby Ranger Station. (2 specimens)

Elevation range. 1680 ft. (512 m)

General distribution. Distributed from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Georgia, Florida, and southeast coast of Texas.

Larval hosts. Unknown.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Noctuidae

Genus

Sigela