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Species Euxoa medialis - Median-banded Dart - Hodges#10813

10813 – Median-banded Dart Moth - Euxoa medialis Euxoa medialis Euxoa medialis Median-banded Dart - - Euxoa medialis Euxoa medialis Euxoa medialis Euxoa medialis - male Euxoa medialis - male
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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
No Taxon (Subgenus Euxoa)
No Taxon (bostoniensis group)
Species medialis (Median-banded Dart - Hodges#10813)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa medialis (Smith, [1888])
Phylogenetic sequence # 933354 (1)
Wingspan 36-40 mm.
Forewing variable and can be pale gray, yellowish or a dull pinkish color.
Alberta to Manitoba and Wisconsin south to Texas and California; also occurs to southern Mexico.(2)
Arid grasslands of Northern Great Plains to arid southwestern states.
See Also
Euxoa siccata (pink form) has entire reniform and small orbicular filled with dark scales.
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 66; plate 2, figs. 34-39.(3)