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Species Euxoa oblongistigma - Hodges#10834

Euxoa oblongistigma
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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Euxoa
No Taxon (Subgenus Euxoa)
No Taxon (detersa group)
Species oblongistigma (Euxoa oblongistigma - Hodges#10834)
Hodges Number
10834
Identification
Forewing - pale, evenly colored costa, reniform spot and orbicular spot (1)

orbicular spot elongate, barlike (1)

PNW Moths also mentions that the thick black basal dash appears to fuse with the long claviform creating a what appears to be one long dark mark.
Range
southern Saskatchewan, west to southern British Columbia and south to southern S. Dakota, northern New Mexico, southern Utah, southern Nevada and west-central California (1)
Habitat
sagebrush habitats in open areas and open coniferous forest (1)
Season
mid-July to late Sept (1)
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.