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Species Xylomoia indirecta - Oblique Brocade Moth - Hodges#9401

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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 Apameini
Genus Xylomoia
Species indirecta (Oblique Brocade Moth - Hodges#9401)
Hodges Number
9401
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xylomoia indirecta – (Grote, 1875)
formerly Oligia indirecta
* phylogenetic sequence #932417

Originally described by Grote in 1875 as Hadena indirecta
Size
Forewing length 12-13 mm.(1)
Range
British Columbia to New Brunswick and south to California and Colorado.(1)
Season
Adults fly from mid-July through early September.(1)
Food
Larvae feed on sedges and grasses
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009 Moths of Western North America, p. 296, pl. 53.21. (1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.