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Species Hypocoena rufostrigata - Brown-streaked Rustic - Hodges#9440

Brown-streaked Rustic - Hypocoena rufostrigata Brown-streaked Rustic Moth - Hypocoena rufostrigata Brown-streaked Rustic Moth - Hypocoena rufostrigata Brown-streaked Rustic Moth - Hypocoena rufostrigata moth - Hypocoena rufostrigata
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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 Hypocoena
Species rufostrigata (Brown-streaked Rustic - Hodges#9440)
Hodges Number
9440
Size
Approx. 2.6-3.0 cm wingspan
Identification
A medium-size (approx. 2.6-3.0 cm wingspan) orange-brown or tan moth with dark streaking. The forewings are rusty and orange-buff, with a short thick black basal streak and broad dark grey-black median stripe that widens toward the margin. The veins are lined with a mix of grey and white scales. The normal spots and lines are absent, except for the black terminal line, broken at the veins. The fringe is a mix of light grey and buff scales. Hindwings buff-white near the base, suffused with grey scales on the outer two-thirds, darker toward the margin. There is a partial thin black terminal line and a buff-white fringe. Antennae simple and sexes alike.

The above description is taken from the E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum
Range
The Atlantic coast north to the North West Territories and Alaska, south in the west to California and Utah.
Habitat
Drainages, grasslands, parklands, foothills, mountains north into the boreal forest
Season
Mid June through early September
Life Cycle
There is a single annual brood. The adults are nocturnal and come to light.
Remarks
Adults are nocturnal and come to light.
Internet References
All of the above text is taken from the E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum
Other images at MPG website