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Species Euxoa serricornis - Hodges#10744

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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 Euxoa)
Species serricornis (Euxoa serricornis - Hodges#10744)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa serricornis (Smith, [1888])
Agrotis serricornis Smith [1888] (1)
Carneades itodes Smith 1900
Euxoa epictata Smith 1907
Phylogenetic sequence #933369.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "saw-toothed horn."
Wingspan about 32-43 mm. (2), (1)
Records from California through southern Nevada, Arizona and New Mexico. (2)
Type locality: Southern California. (1)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 27.2: p.74, pl.3.15-16.
Smith, J.B., 1887. New genera and species of North American Noctuidae. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 10: 458. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Works Cited
1.New Genera and Species of North American Noctuidae
Smith, J.B. 1888. Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 10: 450-479.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group