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Species Brachylomia discinigra - Black-disk Sallow Moth - Hodges#9999

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Brachylomia
Species discinigra (Black-disk Sallow Moth - Hodges#9999)
Hodges Number
9999
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Brachylomia discinigra (Walker, 1856)
Size
19-22mm TL (1)
Identification
Peppery gray FW has darker median area and mottled white basal patch. Double AM & PM are filled with pale gray. Kinked blackish median band is conspicuous. Faint gray spots are outlined whitish. (1)
Range
New Brunswick to British Columbia and presumably adjacent parts of the US
Food
Unknown
See Also
Brachylomia rectifascia which, in Canada, occurs only in British Columbia.
Internet References
status in Ontario - listed as "S1?" (Ministry of Natural Resources)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.