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Species Drasteria mirifica - Hodges#8616

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Melipotini
Genus Drasteria
Species mirifica (Drasteria mirifica - Hodges#8616)
Hodges Number
8616
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Drasteria mirifica (Hy. Edwards, 1878)
Syneda mirifica Hy. Edwards, 1878
Syneda hastingsii var. perpallida Edwards, 1881
Drasteria klotsi Richards, 1939
Phylogenetic sequence # 930888 (1)
Size
Crumb (1956) reported the larvae mature to 34 mm. (2)
Identification


Crumb (1956) described the larvae as generally white, including the head. (2)
Food
Larval host snow buckwheat (Eriogonum niveum) (2)
Print References
Crumb, S.E. 1956. The larvae of the Phalaenidae. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1135: 271. (2)
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.The Larvae of the Phalaenidae [Noctuidae]
Samuel Ebb Crumb. 1956. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1135: 1-356.
3.Pacific Northwest Moths
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems