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Species Mesogona rubra - Hodges#9953.1

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Mesogona
Species rubra (Mesogona rubra - Hodges#9953.1)
Hodges Number
9953.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mesogona rubra Hammond & Crabo, [1998]
Phylogenetic sequence # 932611
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) included three species of the genus Mesogona in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length as 20-21 mm. (2)
Identification
Determined by Lars Crabo.
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the range to include coastal Washington to central California. (2)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported a single flight of late August to mid-October. (2)
Food
Powell & Opler (2009) listed two species of manzanita. (2)
Arctostaphylos columbiana Piper (hairy manzanita).
Arctostaphylos nevadensis A. Gray (pinemat manzanita).
Print References
Crabo, L.G. & P.C. Hammond 1997 [1998]. A revision of Mesogona Boisduval (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) for North America with descriptions of two new species. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 34: 83–98.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 54, fig. 10; p. 298. (2)