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Species Euchalcia albavitta - Hodges#8903

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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 Euchalciina
Genus Euchalcia
Species albavitta (Euchalcia albavitta - Hodges#8903)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euchalcia albavitta (Ottolengui, 1902)
Autographa albavitta Ottolengui, 1902 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 931180 (2)
Forewing length 13-14 mm. (3), (4)
Ottolengui (1902) original description as Autographa albavitta is available in PDF or read online at the link in the print references. (1)
California, Nevada and Arizona. (5), (6), (7)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
The main flight period is March to May. (5)
The larval host is unknown. (4)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole, 1991. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 25.1. p. 65, pl. 1.27-28. (4)
Ottolengui, R., 1902. Plusia and allied genera with descriptions of new species. Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 10: p. 75. (1)