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Species Euxoa furtivus - Hodges#10826.1

Euxoa furtivus - Hodges #10826.1 - Euxoa furtivus Euxoa furtivus
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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 (detersa group)
Species furtivus (Euxoa furtivus - Hodges#10826.1 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa furtivus (Smith, 1890)
Agrotis furtivus Smith, 1890
Formerly a synonym of Euxoa idahoensis
Phylogenetic sequence # 933436 (1)
Forewing length 15-18 mm. (2)
Smith (1890) listed a wingspan of 35-38 mm.
Determination confirmed by Chuck Harp.
California to Colorado to British Columbia and Saskatchewan. (3), (2)
dry juniper woodlands and sagebrush steppe at low to middle elevations (2)
The host plant is unknown.
See Also
Euxoa idahoensis was considered synonomous until 2010. (2)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 124; pl. 6.37-43. (4)
Smith, J.B., 1890. Descriptions of Some New Species of Agrotis Auct. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 17: 56.