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Species Eupsilia devia - Lost Sallow - Hodges#9939

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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Eupsilia
Species devia (Lost Sallow - Hodges#9939)
Hodges Number
9939
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Eupsilia devia (Grote, 1875) (1)
Scopelosoma devia Grote, 1874 (97)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932594
Numbers
There are eight named species of Eupsilia in America north of Mexico. (1)
Size
Forewing length 14-16 mm. (2)
Identification
Lilac gray FW is strongly dusted with white scales. ML and band beyond ST are darker brown. Whitish AM & PM curve gently outward. Faint reniform spot is partly edged white. (3)
Range
Northeastern United States and across all of southern Canada. (4)
California. (5), (4)
Type locality: Canada: Ontario, St. Catherines. (6)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Most records are from January to May and September to November. (4)
Food
Host plants include: (4)
Aster spp. (asters) Asteraceae
Solidago spp. (goldenrod) Asteraceae
Prunus spp. (cherries) Rosaceae.
Print References
Grote, 1874. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York, vol. 11, p. (97)
Lafontaine J.D., B.C. Schmidt 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 82. (1)