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Species Plusia nichollae - Hodges#8951

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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 Plusiinae (Looper Moths)
Tribe Plusiini
Subtribe Plusiina
Genus Plusia
Species nichollae (Plusia nichollae - Hodges#8951)
Hodges Number
8951
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Plusia nichollae (Hampson, 1913)
Phytometra nichollae Hampson, 1913
Autographa nichollae
Chrysaspidia nichollae
Phytometra putnami ab. mendocinensis Strand, 1917
* phylogentic sequence #931237
Size
forewing length 1.4-1.9 cm (Powell & Opler, 2009)(1)
Range
Alaska to northern California (Eichlin & Cunningham, 1978).(2)
See Also
Plusia contexta
Print References
Eichlin, T. D. & H. B. Cunningham 1978. The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology. USDA Tech. Bulletin 1567: 1-122 (PDF)
Hampson, G. F. 1913. Noctuidae. Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae British Museum 13: 510
Lafontaine, J. D. & R. W. Poole 1991. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1: p.129; pl.1.56-57
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl.50.10f; p.279
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology
Thomas D. Eichlin, Hugh B. Cunningham. 1978. United States Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1567: 1-121.