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Species Eucoptocnemis elingua - Hodges#10697

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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 Eucoptocnemis
Species elingua (Eucoptocnemis elingua - Hodges#10697)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eucoptocnemis elingua (Smith, 1903)
Manruta elingua Smith, 1903 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933260
There are five named species of the genus Eucoptocnemis in America north of Mexico. (2)
Wingspan approximately 29 mm.
Photo determined by Don Lafontaine
California(3) and Nevada to New Mexico. (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
The flight periods appear to be June and September through November. (4)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 2004. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 127; pl. E.38-40.(5)
Internet References