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Species Euxoa bochus - Hodges#10913

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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Euxoa
No Taxon (Subgenus Crassivesica)
Species bochus (Euxoa bochus - Hodges#10913)
Hodges Number
10913
Size
Forewing length 14-17 mm
Identification
The wings often look like they are not quite in focus due to the overall diffuse gray to brownish to reddish-brown color with dark speckling on the forewings and with heavier amounts along the costa and between the reniform and orbicular spots. There is a black prothoracic collar.

Male hindwings are pearly whitish, and males have biserrate antennae. Female hindwings are more brownish or fuscous appearance.(1)
Range
Occurs in western US and in southern Canada from Manitoba to BC.
Habitat
Mainly open coniferous forests.
Season
Adults can fly from mid-July to mid-October depending on location.
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae (Part), Noctuinae (Part-Agrotini), Fascicle 27.1
J. Donald Lafontaine. 2004. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.