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Species Euxoa cicatricosa - Hodges#10839

Euxoa cicatricosa Euxoa cicatricosa
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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 Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Euxoa
No Taxon (Subgenus Euxoa)
Species cicatricosa (Euxoa cicatricosa - Hodges#10839)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa cicatricosa (Grote & Robinson, 1865)
Agrotis cicatricosa Grote & Robinson, 1865
Carneades neomexicana Smith, 1890
Setagrotis ducalis Smith, 1907
Euxoa teplia Smith, 1910
Phylogenetic sequence # 933462 (1)
Wingspan 29-32 mm.(2)
Grote & Robinson (1865) reported the wingspan of one female as 1.10" (27.94 mm.).
Determined by Lars Crabo.
Western United States and southwestern Canada.
Holotype collected in "Colorado Territory".
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with some collection dates.
The main flight period is August to October. (3)
Print References
Grote, A.R. & C.T. Robinson, 1865. Lepidopterological notes and descriptions. - No. 1. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 4. p. 492; plate 3, fig. 4.
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 137; plate 7, figs. 51-54.(2)