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Species Syngrapha orophila - Hodges#8930

Syngrapha orophila Syngrapha orophila unidentified moth - Syngrapha orophila Autographa ampla? - Syngrapha orophila Autographa ampla? - Syngrapha orophila Owlet moth - Syngrapha orophila Hodges#8930 - Syngrapha orophila Syngrapha orophila
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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 Plusiinae (Looper Moths)
Tribe Plusiini
Subtribe Plusiina
Genus Syngrapha
Species orophila (Syngrapha orophila - Hodges#8930)
Hodges Number
8930
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syngrapha orophila (Hampson, 1908)
Plusia orophila Hampson, 1908
Autographa orophila
* phylogentic sequence #931221
Size
wingspan 34-36 mm (E.H. Strickland Museum)
Range
Alberta to Alaska; south to Oregon and Wyoming (Eichlin & Cunningham, 1978).(1)
Habitat
Open coniferous forest in the mountains (E.H. Strickland Museum).
Food
Blueberry (Vaccinium sp.) (Crumb, 1956).
See Also
S. diasema has buff, not yellow hindwings. S. borea has more brown in the forewings, a large red-brown (not grey) thoracic hair tuft (E.H. Strickland Museum).
Print References
Eichlin, T. D. & H. B. Cunningham 1978. The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology. USDA Tech. Bulletin 1567: 1-122 (PDF)(1)
Hampson, G. F. 1908. Notes on Noctuidae. Canadian Entomologist 40(3): 105
Lafontaine, J. D. & R. W. Poole 1991. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1: p.112; pl.3.25
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology
Thomas D. Eichlin, Hugh B. Cunningham. 1978. United States Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1567: 1-121.