Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Interested in a 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico?

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Euxoa occidentalis - Hodges#10781.1

Euxoa occidentalis? - Euxoa occidentalis Euxoa occidentalis? - Euxoa occidentalis Noctuidae: Euxoa occidentalis  - Euxoa occidentalis Noctuidae: Euxoa occidentalis  - Euxoa occidentalis Noctuidae: Euxoa occidentalis - Euxoa occidentalis
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Agrotina
Genus Euxoa
No Taxon (Subgenus Euxoa)
No Taxon (comosa group)
Species occidentalis (Euxoa occidentalis - Hodges#10781.1)
Hodges Number
10781.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa occidentalis Lafontaine & Byers, 1982 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933410
Size
Forewing length 14-17 mm. (1)
Range
British Columbia to Montana, Utah and southern California. (2), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Coniferous forests. (1)
Season
Adults are most often reported from July to October. (2), (1)
Food
Unknown. (4)
See Also
Euxoa satis with a larger dark elliptical orbicular spot.
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 102; pl. 5.26-27.(5)