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Species Euxoa cicatricosa - Hodges#10839

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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)
No Taxon (detersa group)
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)
forewing length 11-16 mm (2)
Grote & Robinson (1865) reported the wingspan of one female as 1.10" (27.94 mm.).
Determined by Lars Crabo.
Central Saskatchewan west to south-central British Columbia and south to northern Texas, southern New Mexico, central Arizona and southern California (2)
Holotype collected in "Colorado Territory".
very arid habitats with sparse vegetation and soil is loose sand or gravel (2)
The main flight period is late August to late October (2)
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)