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Genus Euxoa

Dart? - Euxoa auxiliaris Noctuidae: Euxoa divergens? - Euxoa divergens Noctuidae: Euxoa messoria? - Euxoa messoria possible Eurois astricta moth - Euxoa Noctuidae: Euxoa tessellata? - Euxoa tessellata Noctuidae: Euxoa - Euxoa Euxoa vetusta - male 10812 Boston Dart - Euxoa bostoniensis
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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
Other Common Names
Cutworm Moths
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa Hübner, [1821]
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 181 species of the genus Euxoa in America north of Mexico. (1)
34 species in eastern Canada (CBIF)
117 species in western Canada (CBIF)
Identification
a difficult group with genitalia study often needed
Range
throughout North America but the majority of species are found in the west
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D. 1987. The moths of America north of Mexico. Fascicle 27.2. Noctuoidea, Noctuidae (part) - Euxoa. The Wedge Entomolgocial Research Foundation, Washington, DC. 237 pp.; 8 color pls.; 32 monochrome pls. (2)
Internet References
thumbnail images of pinned adults from eastern Canada (CBIF)
thumbnail images of pinned adults from western Canada; page 1 of 3 (CBIF)
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.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.