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Species Platypolia loda - Hodges#9978

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Antitypina
Genus Platypolia
Species loda (Platypolia loda - Hodges#9978)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platypolia loda (Strecker, 1898)
Hadena loda Strecker, 1898 (1)
Hadena albiserrata Smith, 1903
Eumichtis gunderi Barnes & Benjamin, 1927
Phylogenetic sequence # 932698
Four Platypolia species are found in America north of Mexico.(2)
Forewing length 18-21 mm. (3)
Hindwing is white.
Central California to British Columbia and Montana. (4), (5), (6)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some collection dates.
Bug Guide - map of photo records submitted to Bug Guide.
Mixed confier-hardwood forests. (3)
Adults fly June through October.
Larvae are general feeders of various hostplants including Douglas-fir, Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco. (3)
See Also
Platypolia contadina has brownish-gray to black hindwing

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