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Species Euxoa lineifrons - Hodges#10784

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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)
No Taxon (comosa group)
Species lineifrons (Euxoa lineifrons - Hodges#10784)
Hodges Number
10784
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa lineifrons (Smith, 1890)
Carneades lineifrons Smith 1890
Phylogenetic sequence # 933406 (1)
Size
Forewing length 15–17 mm. (2)
Smith (1890) listed a wingspan of 33 mm.
Identification
Smith (1890) original description is available online in the print references.
Range
Utah to Colorado, Montana, and Idaho.
Season
Lafontaine (1987) reported a flight period of late July to mid-September.(2)
Food
The host plant is unknown but probably various herbaceous vegetation as other members of the genus.
Print References
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, p. 100; pl. 5, figs. 16-17. (3)
Smith, J.B., 1890. Revision of the species of the genus Agrotis. Bulletin of the United States Museum 38, p. 219.