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Species Xestia cinerascens - Hodges#10949

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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Noctuina
Genus Xestia
Species cinerascens (Xestia cinerascens - Hodges#10949 )
Hodges Number
10949
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xestia cinerascens (Smith, 1891)
Pachnobia cinerascens Smith, 1891
Phylogenetic sequence # 933576
Numbers
There are about 50 named Xestia species in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Wingspan about 39 mm.
Identification
Photo identified by Lars Crabo.
Range
Southern California to British Columbia.
Season
Adults fly from August through September.
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Lafontaine, J. D., 1998. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3. p. 119; pl. 2.46-47].(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.