Species divergens (Euxoa divergens - Hodges#10702)
Forewing length varies from 14 to 16 mm.
The combination of dark or gray-brown forewing color, black basal dash, and a pale cubital vein helps separate this species from most other Euxoa species. (1)
Occurs in much of Canada from Newfoundland to BC and southward to the northern Northeastern States. In the West it occurs in montane area south to California, Arizona, and New Mexico.
Open areas to dry to moist woodlands.
Adults have been found from May until September, with the majority from mid-June to August.
Larvae have only been reared in the labratory.
Might be confused with Euxoa ridingsiana (mainly) or E. tesselata in some cases. E. ridingsiana "lacks a pale streak distal to the claviform spot, lack of streaking in the subterminal area, and genital differences" (1)
Contributed by John Davis on 6 September, 2007 - 3:31pm Last updated 15 June, 2008 - 11:27pm
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