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Species Euxoa pluralis - Hodges#10795

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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 (pluralis group)
Species pluralis (Euxoa pluralis - Hodges#10795)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa pluralis (Grote(1), 1878)
Porosagrotis pluralis (Grote, 1878)
Agrotis pluralis Grote, 1878
Phylogenetic sequence # 933372 (2)
Forewing length 15–18 mm. (3)
"The orange and gray forewing color and pattern of this species are diagnostic". (3)
California to New Mexico, north to Wyoming and British Columbia.
See Also
Check the forewings for the PM lines and also the missing dark-shading in and around the reniform spots. The orbicular spots are usually unshaded and fairly circular to oval.
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1878. Bulletin of the United States Geological Survey 4, p. 174.
Hampson, G.F., 1903. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum, 4: 141.
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 75; pl. 3, figs. 21-22. (4)
Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, plate 57, fig. 26; p. 311. (5)