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Species Euxoa flavidens - Hodges#10758

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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 (declarata group)
Species flavidens (Euxoa flavidens - Hodges#10758)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa flavidens (Smith, [1888]) (1)
Agrotis flavidens Smith, 1888
Phylogenetic sequence # 933381
Explanation of Names
flav Latin for yellow
dens Latin for thick; a tooth(2)
Forewing length 14-20 mm. (3), (1)
The original description as Agrotis flavidens Smith, is available at the link in the print references below.
Northern Utah, Colorado(4), Arizona and New Mexico. (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Adults fly from late June to late September. (3), (5)
See Also
Compare to others on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2: p. 80; pl. 3.41-42. (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America, pl. 57.28, p. 311. (3)
Smith, J.B. 1888. New genera and species of North American Noctuidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 10: 455.
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae (Part), Noctuinae (Part-Euxoa), Fascicle 27.2
J. Donald LaFontane. 1987. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
3.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
4. Moths of Rocky Mountain National Park (USGS)
5.North American Moth Photographers Group