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Species Orthosia ferrigera - Hodges#10482

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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 Orthosiini
Genus Orthosia
Species ferrigera (Orthosia ferrigera - Hodges#10482)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orthosia ferrigera (Smith, 1894) (1)
Taeniocampa ferrigera Smtih, 1894
Stretchia acutuangula Smith, 1911
S. apicata Smith, 1911
Phylogenetic sequence # 932767 (1)
Forewing length 15-17 mm. (2), (3)
Hindwing is pink-gray.
California to British Columbia.(3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
The main flight period appears to be January to May; November record. (3)
The larval host is Quercus garryana Douglas ex Hook. (Oregon white oak). (4)
See Also

Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)