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Species Cucullia pulla - Hodges#10180

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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 Cuculliinae
Genus Cucullia (Hooded Owlets)
Species pulla (Cucullia pulla - Hodges#10180)
Hodges Number
10180
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cucullia pulla (Grote, 1881) (1)
Lathosea pulla Grote, 1881
syn. Cucullia spauldingi [Hodges #10182]
Phylogenetic sequence # 931538
Numbers
Cucullia has 36 described species in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Forewing length 14-20 mm. (3)
Identification
The original description as Lathosea pulla Grote, is available online in the print references below.
Range
California to Colorado and British Columbia. (4), (5)
Season
Adults are most often reported from January to June. (5)
Food
Larval host is Chrysothamnus spp. (rabbitbush). (6)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1881. North American moths, with a preliminary catalogue of the species of the Hadena and Polia. Bulletin of the U.S. Geological Survey of the Territories. 6(2): 270 .
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1. p. 69, pl. 3.7-9. (3)