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Species Euxoa olivia - Hodges#10741

Euxoa species - Euxoa olivia Euxoa olivia - Hodges #10741 - Euxoa olivia 10834 Euxoa oblongistigma – (Smith, [1888])  - Euxoa olivia - female Euxoa olivia Euxoa olivia 10741  - Euxoa olivia Euxoa olivia
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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 Heteroeuxoa)
Species olivia (Euxoa olivia - Hodges#10741)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa olivia (Morrison, 1876)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933318
Forewing length 14-15 mm. (1)
Dimorphic with females having uniform gray forewings and the males being orange-brown in color with streaks. (1)
Hindwings of females are silver-gray with darker veins and the males white with often some brown shading along the margins.
Southern British Columbia to southern Manitoba south to northern Texas and west to southern California including southern Arizona and southern New Mexico. (1), (2)
Adults are seen from late August to December. Longer flight in California. (1)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2: p. 36; pl. 1.25-28. (3)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl. 57.19, 57.20; p. 310.(1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.Survey of Utah Moth Species
3.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.