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Species Xestia maculata - Hodges#10981

Xestia - Xestia maculata
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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 Noctuina
Genus Xestia
Species maculata (Xestia maculata - Hodges#10981)
Hodges Number
10981
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Xestia maculata (Smith, 1893)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 50 species of the genus Xestia in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
Forewing length 14-16 mm. (2)
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1998. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 139; plate 3, figs. 41-42. (3)