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Species Eupsilia tristigmata - Three-Spotted Sallow - Hodges#9935

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Eupsilia
Species tristigmata (Three-Spotted Sallow - Hodges#9935)
Hodges Number
9935
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupsilia tristigmata (Grote, 1877)
Numbers
One of eight species of Eupsilia found in North America north of Mexico (1)
Size
wingspan about 30-34 mm
Identification
Resembles typical light form of Straight-toothed Sallow, but white or orange reniform spot usually has obvious black dot in inner half. AM is slightly wavy. (2)
Print References
Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC (2010) Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico.(1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page with photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned adult and related species.
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.