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Species Anathix ralla - Dotted Sallow Moth - Hodges#9961

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Anathix
Species ralla (Dotted Sallow Moth - Hodges#9961)
Hodges Number
9961
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anathix ralla (Grote & Robinson, 1868)
Size
TL ≈ 17-21
Identification
Adult: Orange FW has slightly scalloped, double AM and PM lines. Angled brown median band is often conspicuous. ST and terminal lines are rows of black dots. Orbicular and re-niform spots have diffuse blackish dots in inner halves. (1)
Food
Larva feed on trembling aspen (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – species page (2)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (3)