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Species Viridiseptis marina - Hodges#9403

Noctuid of some kind - Viridiseptis marina Unknown noctuid - Viridiseptis marina Egira perlubens ? - Viridiseptis marina Properigea perolivalis - Viridiseptis marina Noctuid - Viridiseptis marina moth - Viridiseptis marina Mossy colored Noctuid - Viridiseptis marina Viridiseptis marina
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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Viridiseptis
Species marina (Viridiseptis marina - Hodges#9403 )
Hodges Number
9403
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Viridiseptis marina (Grote, 1874) (1)
Hadena marina Grote, 1874
Aseptis marina (Grote, 1874) (2)
Oligia marina (Grote, 1874)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932749.1
Numbers
1 species in genus (2)
Size
Wingspan 30-35 mm. (3)
Identification
See updated description in Mustelin & Crabo (2015) (2)
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD) (4):
Range
California and southwest Oregon. (5), (6), (3)
Habitat
Mixed hardwood forests. (3)
Season
Adults are reported from April to October. (6), (3)
Food
Larval host is unknown. (3)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1874. List of the Noctuidae of North America. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. 67.
Mustelin & Crabo, 2015:96; Figs 57 & 58 (pinned adults), 75, 91. (2)