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Species Euxoa violaris - Violet Dart Moth - Hodges#10810

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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 violaris ( Violet Dart Moth - Hodges#10810)
Hodges Number
10810
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa violaris (Grote(1) & Robinson, 1868)
Agrotis violaris Grote & Robinson, 1868 (2)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933422 (3)
Size
Grote & Robinson (1868) listed the wingspan 36 mm.
Range
Heppner (2003) listed the range to include the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts from Massachusetts to Florida. (4)
Season
The flight period appears to be July to October. (5)
Heppner (2003) reported October in Florida. (4)
Food
Heppner (2003) reported the larval host was unknown. (4)
Print References
Buckett, J.S., 1966. The little known moth Euxoa sculptilis (Harvey) in Arizona, with description, illustrations, and notes on Euxoa violaris (Grote & Robinson (Noctuidae-Agrotiinae). Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera, 5(4): 255-261. (6)
Grote, A.R. & C.T. Robinson, 1868. Descriptions of American Lepidoptera, No. 3. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 353; pl. 7, fig. 39.
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 109; pl. 6.1-3. (7)