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Species Xylotype arcadia - Acadian Sallow - Hodges#9980

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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 Antitypina
Genus Xylotype
Species arcadia (Acadian Sallow - Hodges#9980)
Hodges Number
9980
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xylotype acadia (Barnes & Benjamin, 1922)
Identification
Ash gray FW is boldly marked with scalloped white AM & PM that converge toward inner margin. Large pale orbicular and reniform spots are outlined white. Black dashes in inner margin and anal angle are conspicuous. (1)
Range
coast to coast in Canada and adjacent parts of US
Remarks
A specimen collected in British Columbia and mistakenly identified as Xylotype capax by Jones in 1951 has been re-identified as X. arcadia (naturewatch.ca); X. capax does not occur in Canada.
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Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.