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Species Anarta edwardsii - Hodges#10255

10255  - Anarta edwardsii
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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 Hadenini
Genus Anarta
Species edwardsii (Anarta edwardsii - Hodges#10255)
Hodges Number
10255
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anarta edwardsii (Smith, 1888)
Phylogenetic sequence # 932842 (1)
Size
Forewing length length 15-17 mm. (2)
Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada listed the wingspan 32-38 mm.
Range
British Columbia (rare) to southern California.
Habitat
Sandy beaches and salt marshes. (2)
Season
The main flight period is April to November in the southern areas.
Food
The larval host and immature stages are not known.
Remarks
Listed as Endangered in British Columbia by the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC). PDF