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Species Hemieuxoa rudens - Hemieuxoa Moth - Hodges#10914

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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Hemieuxoa
Species rudens (Hemieuxoa Moth - Hodges#10914)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hemieuxoa rudens (Harvey, 1875)
Agrotis rudens Harvey, 1875
Agrotis pellucidalis Grote, 1882
Lycophotia interfasciata Hampson, 1918
Phylogenetic sequence # 933227
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed Hemieuxoa rudens as the only species of this genus in America north of Mexico. (1)
One of 7 species worldwide.
Forewing length 13-15 mm. (2)
The adults have two forms. (2)

      typical form           "pellucida" form
Central California to Utah(3), Nebraska and south to Texas.(2)
The larval host plant is Gutierreziz wrightii (snakeweed) and possibly other plants.(2)
This is the type species of the genus Hemieuxoa. The holotype male and female were collected in Texas.
See Also
Other southern species in the tribe Agrotini lack the triple combination of black basal dash, pale cream basal strip along costa, and plain outer half of forewing.
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 2004. The Moths of North America. Fascicle 27.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p.66; pl.C.1-3 (4)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 308; plate 56, figs. 33-34. (2)
Internet References
presence in California; list of 21 specimen records with dates and locations (U. of California at Berkeley)