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Species Xestia quieta - Hodges#10985

10955.2 Xestia (Pachnobia) quieta (Hübner) - Xestia quieta Xestia quieta from Alaska - Xestia quieta Xestia quieta from Alaska - Xestia quieta Xestia quieta from Alaska - Xestia quieta
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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 quieta (Xestia quieta - Hodges#10985)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xestia quieta (Hübner, [1813])
Noctua quieta Hübner, 1813
Archanarta quieta (Hübner, [1813])
Phylogenetic sequence # 933613
Xestia has more than 50 species in America north of Mexico.(1)
Wingspan 25-29 mm.
Northwest Territories, Yukon and Manitoba.
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D. 1998. The Moths of North America. Fascicle 27.3. p. 159; pl. 4.33-34.(2)
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.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Noctuiodea, Noctuinae, Noctuini (Part), Fascicle 27.3
J. Donald LaFontaine. 1998. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.