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Species Euxoa recula - Hodges#10840

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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 Euxoa
No Taxon (Subgenus Euxoa)
Species recula (Euxoa recula - Hodges#10840)
Hodges Number
10840
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa recula (Harvey, 1876)
Agrotis recula Harvey, 1876 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence # 933463 (2)
Size
Forewing length length 12–16 mm. (3)
Range
California to New Mexico and Washington. (4)
Season
The main flight period appears to be August to November. (4)
Food
The larvae feed on general herbaceous vegetation and often occur on cultivated crops of peppermint. (3)
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. (5)
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.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.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems