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Species Hydraecia medialis - Hodges#9511

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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 Apameini
Genus Hydraecia
Species medialis (Hydraecia medialis - Hodges#9511)
Hodges Number
9511
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hydraecia medialis (Smith, 1892)
Hydroecia medialis Smith, 1892
syn. Hydroecia pallescens Smith, 1899
Numbers
There are ten named species of Hydraecia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Wingspan 43-45 mm. (Smith), (2)
Identification
The original description of Hydraecia medialis Smith, is available at the link in the print references below.
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults fly from August through October. (3), (2)
Food
Suspected larval host is lupines, Lupinus L.(3)
See Also
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Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1894. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 21: 74.