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Species Xylena thoracica - Hodges#9875

Xylena species - Xylena thoracica Xylena thoracica Western Swordgrass Moth - Xylena thoracica Western Swordgrass Moth - Xylena thoracica Cutworm? - Xylena thoracica Xylena thoracica Xylena brucei - Xylena thoracica Xylena thoracica - female
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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Xylena (Swordgrass Moths)
Species thoracica (Xylena thoracica - Hodges#9875)
Hodges Number
9875
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xylena thoracica (Putnam-Cramer, 1886)
Calocampa cineritia var. thoracica Putnam-Cramer, 1886
Calocampa brillians Ottolengui, 1902
Phylogenetic sequence # 932521
Numbers
Five species in the genus occur north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Forewing length 19-23 mm. (2)
Identification
Genitalia:

See Also
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Pacific Northwest Moths