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Species Euxoa citricolor - Hodges#10841

Euxoa citricolor
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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)
Species citricolor (Euxoa citricolor - Hodges#10841)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euxoa citricolor (Grote(1), 1880)
Agrotis citricolor Grote, 1880
Phylogenetic sequence # 933445 (2)
Forewing length 14–17 mm. (3)
Grote (1880) listed a wingspan of 34 mm.
The yellow forewing with gray terminal area is distinctive.
Western North America.(4)
The main flight period is July to October.
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1880. Descriptions of Noctuidae. The Canadian Entomologist 12. p. 154.
Hampson, G.F. 1903. Noctuidae. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British Museum 4. 227.
Lafontaine, J.D., 1987. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 129; plate 7, figs. 7-8. (5)