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Species Autographa pasiphaeia - Hodges#8915

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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 Plusiinae (Looper Moths)
Tribe Plusiini
Subtribe Plusiina
Genus Autographa
Species pasiphaeia (Autographa pasiphaeia - Hodges#8915)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Autographa pasiphaeia (Grote(1), 1873)
Plusia pasiphaeia Grote, 1873
Phylogenetic sequence # 931205 (2)
Forewing length 15 mm. (3)
California and Oregon. (4)
Adults have been recorded year round. (5)
Larval host plants include:
Stachys ajugoides Benth. (bugle hedgenettle).
S. rigida
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole, 1991. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 92; pl. 2.32-33. (6)
Eichlin, T.D. &, Hugh B. Cunningham, 1978. The Plusiinae (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) of America north of Mexico, emphasizing genitalic and larval morphology. United States Department of Agriculture 1567. (7)
Grote, A.R., 1873. Descriptions of Noctuidae principally from California. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences. p. 146.