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Species Euxoa wilsoni - Hodges#10867

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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 Agrotina
Genus Euxoa
No Taxon (Subgenus Orosagrotis)
No Taxon (wilsoni group)
Species wilsoni (Euxoa wilsoni - Hodges#10867)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa wilsoni (Grote(1), 1873)
Agrotis wilsoni Grote 1873
Phylogenetic sequence # 933486(2)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 15-19 mm.(3)
This group is best determined by genitalia.
Specimens identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (4)
Central British Columbia, south along the coast to San Luis Obispo County, California. (5), (3)
Euxoa wilsoni is usually associated with coastal sand dunes.
Powell & Opler (2009) reported adults from early June to early October. (3)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the larval host plants.(3)
Ambrosia chamissonis (silver bur ragweed).
Lupinus species (lupine).
See Also
Euxoa perexcellens , has a pale yellow subterminal line that is not present in E. wilsoni (6)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1873. Descriptions of Noctuidae principally from California. Bulletin of the Buffalo Socirty of Natural Science 1: 135, pl. 4, f. 3,
Lafontaine, J.D. 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 154; plate 8, figs. 56-67. (7)
Powell, J.A. & P. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. p. 312, pl. 57.39.(3)