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detersa group

Moth - Euxoa recula Euxoa detersa Euxoa detersa?  - Euxoa detersa Noctuidae: Euxoa costata - Euxoa costata Euxoa detersa Euxoa detersa Euxoa recula - male Rubbed Dart - Hodges#10838 - Euxoa detersa
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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Euxoa
No Taxon (Subgenus Euxoa)
No Taxon detersa group
The detersa group is the largest species-group in the genus; it contains 32 North American species. All species occur in western North America, although the ranges of four [detersa, niveilinea, redimicula, and servitus] extend into the East as well. Members of the group can most easily be recognized by a combination of genital characters.(1)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D. 1981. Classification and phylogeny of the Euxoa detersa group (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Quaestiones Entomologicae, 17: 1–120.(2)
Lafontaine, J.D. 1982. Biogeography of the genus Euxoa (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in North America. Can. Ent., 114: 1–53.
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae (Part), Noctuinae (Part-Euxoa), Fascicle 27.2
J. Donald LaFontane. 1987. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.Classification and phylogeny of the Euxoa detersa group (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)
J. D. Lafontaine. 1981. Quaestiones Entomologicae 17: 1-120.