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Species Homorthodes furfurata - Northern Scurfy Quaker Moth - Hodges#10532

Northern Scurfy Quaker Moth - Homorthodes furfurata Homorthodes furfurata Moth - Homorthodes furfurata Homorthodes lindseyi - Homorthodes furfurata Noctuidae: Protorthodes curtica - Homorthodes furfurata Northern Scurfy Quaker - Homorthodes furfurata Noctuidae: Homorthodes furfurata - Homorthodes furfurata noctuid moth - Homorthodes furfurata
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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 Eriopygini
Genus Homorthodes
Species furfurata (Northern Scurfy Quaker Moth - Hodges#10532)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homorthodes furfurata (Grote, 1875)
Himella furfurata Grote, 1874 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #933088
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin furfuris meaning "scaly, scurfy."
Life Cycle
Crumb (1956)(2) originally described the larva of Homorthodes furfurata but the adults were incorrectly determined and were actually Homorthodes uniformis (Smith). (3)
The Neil (1983) description of the immature stages is available in PDF. (3)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1874. New species of North American Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 26: 201. (1)
Works Cited
1.New species of North American Noctuidae.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote. 1874. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 26: 197-214.
2.The Larvae of the Phalaenidae [Noctuidae]
Samuel Ebb Crumb. 1956. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1135: 1-356.
3.The larva of Homorthodes furfurata (Grt.) (Noctuidae)
Kenneth A. Neil. 1983. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 37(4): 306-309 .