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Species Hecatera dysodea - Small Ranunculus - Hodges#10270.1

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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 Hadenini
Genus Hecatera
Species dysodea (Small Ranunculus - Hodges#10270.1)
Hodges Number
10270.1
Range
An introduced moth that has been reported in Washington, Oregon, and Utah.
Season
Adults have been found in August and September in NA, but fly from March to September in Europe.
Food
In Europe larvae feed on species of Lactuca in the Asteraceae family.
Internet References
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hecatera_dysodea