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Species Euxoa simulata - Hodges#10754

Euxoa simulata - Hodges #10754 - Euxoa simulata
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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)
No Taxon (simulata group)
Species simulata (Euxoa simulata - Hodges#10754)
Hodges Number
10754
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa simulata McDunnough, 1946
Phylogenetic sequence # 933385 (1)
Size
Forewing length 14–17 mm. (2)
Identification
Pacific Northwest Moths has a detailed description.
Range
California to Texas and British Columbia.
Habitat
Occurs in dry forests west of the Rocky Mountains.
Season
The main flight period is June to September.
Food
The host is unknown.
Remarks
Uncommon.
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation: p. 82; pl. 3.50-51. (3)
Metzler, E., Bustos, D. & G. Forbes. 2009.The Lepidoptera of White Sands National Monument, Otero County, New Mexico, USA 1. Two new species of Noctuidae (Lepidoptera, Noctuinae, Agrotini). ZooKeys 9. Special issue: pp. 51, 54; figs 8, 11. (4)