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Species Euxoa stygialis - Hodges#10761

Moth - Euxoa stygialis
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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 stygialis (Euxoa stygialis - Hodges#10761 )
Hodges Number
10761
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa stygialis (Barnes & McDunnough, 1912)
Feltia stygialis Barnes & McDunnough, 1912 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #933390.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "of the river Styx, hated, hellish, deadly."
Size
Wingspan about 45 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - dark basal dash on the forewings. See description by Barnes & McDunnough in Print References.
Range
Arizona.
Type locality: Santa Catalina Mountains, Pima County, Arizona (1-7 July). (1)
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough. 1912. Contributions to the natural history of the Lepidoptera of North America 1(5): 8, pl.1, f.16. (1)
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2: p.84; pl.4.6-7. (2)