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Species Euxoa annulipes - Hodges#10747

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 (annulipes group)
Species annulipes (Euxoa annulipes - Hodges#10747)
Hodges Number
forewing length 14-17 mm (1)
Forewing pale gray with powdery look due to dusting of black and white; AM and PM lines range from obscure to prominent; median line is dark gray and prominent; dark shading typically on each side of ST line; reniform and orbicular spots partially white filled with dark gray central shade; spots may be partially outlined in black. (1)
Great Basin - western Colorado westward to southern Oregon, eastern California and central Arizona (1)
early June to mid-August (1)
See Also
Euxoa oncocnemoides is limited to southwest California and the forewing is creamy white rather than pale gray; the median line is darker and more sharply defined; the reniform and orbicular spots are white filled with the orbicular spot being round in most specimens. (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.