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Species Anicla lubricans - Hodges#10901

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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 Anicla
Species lubricans (Anicla lubricans - Hodges#10901)
Hodges Number
10901
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anicla lubricans (Guenée, 1852)
Euagrotis lubricans (Guenée, 1852)
Noctua lubricans Guenée, 1852
Phylogenetic sequence # 933214 (1)
Size
Wingspan is about 35 mm.
Identification
Easily confused with the very similar Anicla illapsa. The safest way to separate the 2 species is by looking at the hindwings. On Anicla illapsa, the hindwings are white but on Anicla lubricans the hindwings are grayish.
Print References
Brou Jr., Vernon A. 2003. Euagrotis lubricans (Guenee) in Louisiana. Southern Lepidopterist News. 25: 89-90. PDF
Covell, Jr., C.V. 1984. A Field Guide to Moths Eastern North America. The Peterson Field Guide Series No. 30. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. (2)
Lafontaine, J.D., 2004. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.1. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 49; plate A, figs. 24-26. (3)