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Species Euxoa recula - Hodges#10840

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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 recula (Euxoa recula - Hodges#10840)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa recula (Harvey, 1876)
Agrotis recula Harvey, 1876 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933463 (2)
Forewing length length 12–16 mm. (3)
Extensive pale areas of forewings are bright yellow; reniform and orbicular spots are bright yellow, as is a broad streak extending from the claviform spot to the terminal line. (4)
central Oregon to southern California and eastward from California to Nevada, southern Arizona and central New Mexico (4)
adults from early September to late October (4)
The larvae feed on general herbaceous vegetation and often occur on cultivated crops of peppermint. (3)
See Also
Euxoa cicatricosa has dark gray-brown forewings with fine silver-gray streaking and the reniform and orbicular spots have dark central spots. (4)
Print References
Harvey, L.F., 1876. New Californian and Texan moths. The Canadian Entomologist 8, p. 37. (1)
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 138; pl. 7.55-57. (4)
Works Cited
1.New Californian and Texan Moths
Leon F. Harvey. 1876. The Canadian Entomologist 8(3): 52-56.
2.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
3.Pacific Northwest Moths
4.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Noctuoidea, Noctuidae (Part), Noctuinae (Part-Euxoa), Fascicle 27.2
J. Donald LaFontane. 1987. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems