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Species Stretchia plusiaeformis - Hodges#10471

Stretchia plusiaeformis - Hodges #10471 - Stretchia plusiaeformis Noctuidae: Stretchia plusiaeformis - Stretchia plusiaeformis Noctuidae: Stretchia plusiaeformis - Stretchia plusiaeformis Noctuidae: Stretchia plusiaeformis - Stretchia plusiaeformis
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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 Orthosiini
Genus Stretchia
Species plusiaeformis (Stretchia plusiaeformis - Hodges#10471 )
Hodges Number
10471
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stretchia plusiaeformis Hy. Edwards, 1874
Phylogenetic sequence #932756 (1)
Size
Forewing length 13-16 mm.(2)
Range
New Brunswick west to British Columbia and south to southern California; Colorado, Wyoming. (3), (4), (5),
Season
The main flight period is April to August. (6), (2)
Food
Larval host is Ribes sp. (gooseberry)
See Also
Stretchia muricina
Print References
Comstock, J. A. & C. M. Dammers 1940. Notes on the early stages of three California moths. Southern California Acad. Sci. 38(3): 183, pl. 47.