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Genus Oligia

1336 Oligia tusa 9405 - Oligia tusa beautiful moth - Oligia divesta Moth 3 - Oligia modica Black-banded Brocade - Hodges#9404 - Oligia modica black-banded brocade - Oligia modica Black-banded Brocade - Oligia modica Oligia obtusa Oligia latruncula
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Classification
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 Oligia
Other Common Names
several species have "Brocade" in their common name
Numbers
20 species in North America (Nearctica.com)
10 species in eastern Canada (CBIF)
11 species in western Canada (CBIF)
Range
represented coast to coast in North America
several species are holarctic, and a number of Oligia species are palearctic (occuring in Eurasia only)
Remarks
formerly placed in subfamily Amphipyrinae
Internet References
pinned adult images of all 10 species occurring in eastern Canada (CBIF)
pinned adult images of all 11 species occurring in western Canada (CBIF)