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Species Euxoa cinereopallidus - Hodges#10770

Euxoa cinereopallidus
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Noctuini
Subtribe Agrotina
Genus Euxoa
No Taxon (Subgenus Euxoa)
Species cinereopallidus (Euxoa cinereopallidus - Hodges#10770)
Hodges Number
10770
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa cinereopallidus (Smith, 1903) (1)
Carneades cinereopallidus Smith, 1903
Phylogenetic sequence # 933472 (1)
Numbers
Size
Forewing length 12-15 mm.(2)
Identification
Smith (1903) original description in the print references.
Photo determined by Lars Crabo.
Range
Southern areas of western Canada south to central California and northern Texas.
Habitat
Lower elevation short-grass prairies. (3)
Season
The main flight period appears to be July to October. (4)
Food
The larval host is unknown but likely feeds on herbaceous vegetation. (3)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 145; plate 8, figs. 24-26. (2)
Smith, J.B. 1903. New noctuids for 1903 No. 1. The Canadian Entomologist 35. p. 10.