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Species Elaphria versicolor - Variegated Midget - Hodges#9678

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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 Elaphriini
Genus Elaphria (Midgets)
Species versicolor (Variegated Midget - Hodges#9678)
Hodges Number
9678
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Elaphria versicolor (Grote, 1875)
Size
~22mm WS
Identification
Season
Adults may be active from May to July
Food
The larva feed on balsam fir, hemlock, pine, spruce, yellow birch and white cedar.