Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mamestra occidenta; Grote, 1883
* phylogenetic sequence #932898
species are found in America north of Mexico.(1)
forewing length 14-18 mm.(2)
British Columbia to Saskatchewan south to Texas, Arizona and central California.(2)
Adults have two flights from April to August.(2)
Larval host are various grasses and herbaceous plants.(2)
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 90.(1)
Powell, J. A., and P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 55.34, p. 304(2)
Moth Photographers Group
- range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
- Image of Pinned Adult
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems
- species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.