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Species Euxoa perpolita - Polished Dart Moth - Hodges#10865

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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 Orosagrotis)
No Taxon (ridingsiana group)
Species perpolita (Polished Dart Moth - Hodges#10865)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa perpolita (Morrison, 1876)
Agrotis perpolita Morrison, 1876
Carneades exculta Smith, 1900
Euxoa criddlei Smith, 1908
Phylogenetic sequence # 933481
Forewing length 14-17 mm.(1),(2)
British Columbia and Montana to Newfoundland and south to Massachusetts.(1)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Dry woodlands of jackpine and aspen forests. (1)
The main flight period appears to be July through September. (3)
Larval host is unknown.(1)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 151; pl. 8.45-46.(2)
Morrison, H.K. 1876. Descriptions of new North American Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. p. 237.
Smith, J.B. 1908. New species and genera of the Lepidopterous family Noctuidae for 1907. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. p. 97