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Species Euxoa xasta - Hodges#10821

Hodges # 10821 - Euxoa xasta - male
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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 (hollemani group)
Species xasta (Euxoa xasta - Hodges#10821)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa xasta Barnes & McDunnough(1), 1910 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933403 (3)
The forewing length averages 14–16 mm. (4)
Pacific Northwest Moths description is linked below.
Barnes & McDunnough (1910) description is online. (2)
The forewing has a narrow black basal dash. (2)
Texas to Arizona, Nevada and Colorado. (5), (4)
Syntype from Texas, Kerr County, Kerrville. (2)
The adults are most common from May to September. (5)
See Also
Print References
Barnes, W. & J. McDunnough(1), 1910. New species and varieties of North American Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist, 42: 249. (2)
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2, p. 94; pl. 4.47-48. (6)
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
2.New species and varieties of North American Lepidoptera Part 1 & 2
W. Barnes, J. B. McDunnough. 1910. The Canadian Entomologist 42(7): 208-213, 246-252.
3.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
4.Pacific Northwest Moths
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae (Part), Noctuinae (Part-Euxoa), Fascicle 27.2
J. Donald LaFontane. 1987. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.