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Species Protoperigea anotha - Hodges#9642

Protoperigea anotha moth - Protoperigea anotha
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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 Caradrinini
Subtribe Caradrinina
Genus Protoperigea
Species anotha (Protoperigea anotha - Hodges#9642)
Hodges Number
9642
Identification
A fairly small, brownish/grayish moth with a somewhat silky shine. There is a wavy antemedian line and a toothed postmedian line which curves. There are poorly defined blackish markings where the lines meet the costa and sometimes a blackish spot near the basal areas. The subterminal area is slightly darker than the rest of the forewing. The hindwings are very pale grey-brown, almost white.
Range
Alberta west to British Columbia, south to California.
Habitat
Montane meadows and open forests.
Season
Adults have been found from June to October.
Life Cycle
Poorly known.