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Species Xestia ursae - Hodges#10966.1

10966.1 – Xestia ursae – (McDunnough, 1940)  - Xestia ursae
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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 Noctuina
Genus Xestia
Species ursae (Xestia ursae - Hodges#10966.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xestia ursae (McDunnough, 1940)
Formerly subspecies of Xestia atrata
Anomogyna atrata ursae McDunnough, 1940
Phylogenetic sequence # 933601
Xestia has more than 50 species in America north of Mexico. (1)
Forewing length: (2)
♂ 16-17 mm.
♀ is smaller
Rarely collected. (2)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.Pacific Northwest Moths