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Species Hydraecia immanis - Hop vine borer moth - Hodges#9513

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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 Apameini
Genus Hydraecia
Species immanis (Hop vine borer moth - Hodges#9513)
Hodges Number
9513
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hydraecia immanis Guenée, 1852
Phylogenetic sequence # 932457 (1)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 10 species of the genus Hydraecia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Range
Forbes (1954) reported the range to include Quebec to Virginia, westward to the west coast.
Season
The main flight period appears to be May to October. (2)
Food
Considered a root pest of several crops.
Zea mays L. (corn).
Humulus lupulus L. (common hop).
Silphium sp.
Lupinus microcarpus (chick lupine).
Print References
Godfrey, G.L., 1981. Identification and descriptions of the ultimate instar larvae of Hydraecia immanis (hop vine borer) and H. micacea (potato stem borer) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). Illinois Natural History Survey, 1154: 1-8.
Guenée, 1852. Noctuidae 1: 128, 201.
Rings, R. & E.H. Metzler, 1982. Brief note: two newly detected noctuids (Hydraecia immanis and Hydraecia micacea) of potential economic importance in Ohio. Ohio Journal of Science, 82(5): (3)