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Species Euxoa maimes - Hodges#10864.1

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 Orosagrotis)
No Taxon (ridingsiana group)
Species maimes (Euxoa maimes - Hodges#10864.1)
Hodges Number
forewing length = 11-14 mm (1)
Description can be found in MONA Fascicle 27-2 at link in citations below. (1)
central Yukon and southern Northwest Territories south to southern North Dakota and southern Montana in the Great Plains; and to southern British Columbia west of the Rocky Mountains; disjunct population from central Colorado and southeast Utah south to central western New Mexico and central eastern Arizona. (1)
dry open areas; found in open prairie of the northern Great Plains (1)
early August to early September (1)
See Also
Euxoa ridingsiana is very similar but is generally larger and has a more extensive range. Where the ranges of the two species overlap they tend to be found in different habitat; dry forested areas in montane areas and aspen groves and river bottoms of the Great Plains for ridingsiana. (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.