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Species Polia richardsoni - Hodges#10279

Polia richardsoni Polia richardsoni 10279 Polia richardsoni - Polia richardsoni Little Shagamu River1 - Polia richardsoni Shagamu2 - Polia richardsoni
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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 Hadenini
Genus Polia
Species richardsoni (Polia richardsoni - Hodges#10279)
Hodges Number
10279
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Polia richardsoni (Curtis, 1834)
Hadena richardsoni Curtis, 1834
Phylogenetic sequence # 932871 (1)
Size
Forewing length 13-18 mm. (2)
Identification
Food
Host plants include.
Oxyria digyna (mountain sorrel) Polygonaceae.
Saxifraga spp. (saxifrages) Saxifragaceae.
Salix spp. (willows).
Remarks
The adults are diurnal.