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Species Egira variabilis - Hodges#10504

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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 Egira
Species variabilis (Egira variabilis - Hodges#10504)
Hodges Number
10504
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Egira variabilis (Smith, 1891)
Stretchia variabilis Smith, 1891
Phylogenetic sequence # 932787 (1)
Size
Forewing length is 15-17 mm.
Identification
Smith (1891) original description as Stretchia variabilis is available online in the print references.
Range
California to western Texas, north to southern Alberta and British Columbia. (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7)
Season
The adults are most common from March to June. (5)
Food
The larval host is thought to be Pinus flexilis (limber pine).
See Also
Print References
Smith, 1891. Notes on Noctuidae, with descriptions of new genera and species. Transactions of the American Entomological Society. 18: 119.