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Genus Sunira

Unknown Moth - Sunira bicolorago Small Caterpillar - Sunira bicolorago Noctuidae: Sunira bicolorago - Sunira bicolorago Noctuidae: Sunira bicolorago - Sunira bicolorago Noctuidae: Sunira bicolorago - Sunira bicolorago Baltimore Moth - Sunira bicolorago Orange and  brown moth - Sunira bicolorago Bicolored Sallow - Sunira bicolorago
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Sunira
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xanthia
Agrochola (in part)

Sunira was treated as a subgenus of Agrochola by Ronkay et al in 2001, but is still treated as a valid genus by Brian Pitkin et al at Butterflies and Moths of the World and at All-Leps (as of 2009)
Numbers
4 species in North America (and the world) listed at All-Leps: bicolorago, decipiens, straminea, verberata
3 species in Canada (CBIF)
Range
across United States and southern Canada
Print References
Ronkay, Yela & Hreblay. 2001. Hadeninae II - Noctuidae Europaeae.
Internet References
pinned adult images of all 3 species occurring in Canada (CBIF)
classification as subgenus of Agrochola by Ronkay et al (Markku Savela, FUNET)
distribution in Canada list of provinces (U. of Alberta, using CBIF data)