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Species Dryotype opina - Hodges#9981

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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 Antitypina
Genus Dryotype
Species opina (Dryotype opina - Hodges#9981)
Hodges Number
9981
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dryotype opina (Grote, 1878)
Dryobota opina Grote ,1878
Phylogenetic sequence # 932702
Numbers
The only Dryotype species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Forewing length 13-16 mm. (2)
Identification
The original description as Dryobota opina Grote is available at the link in the print references below.
Range
British Columbia to central California(3). (4), (5)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults fly from September to November. (4), (5)
Food
Larval hosts include Lathyrus, and Lupinus spp. (4)
See Also
Compare to others on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1878. Bulletin of the U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories. 4: 178 .
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. p. 300, pl. 54.36. (4)