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Species Leucania commoides - Hodges#10447

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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 Leucaniini
Genus Leucania
Species commoides (Leucania commoides - Hodges#10447)
Hodges Number
10447
Explanation of Names
commoides is from Latin comma + -oides (a Greek suffix meaning "looking like, resembling"). This species resembles the Eurasian species Leucania comma
Range
coast to coast in North America
Remarks
Dark-lined Wainscot would be a fitting name for this species.
See Also
Leucania multilinea (Many-lined Wainscot). See comparison images of both species (CBIF)
Internet References
live adult images (Lynn Scott)
Nearctica.com    Systematics on the Fly species account