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Species Abagrotis duanca - Hodges#11039

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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 Abagrotis
Species duanca (Abagrotis duanca - Hodges#11039)
Hodges Number
11039
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Abagrotis duanca (Smith, 1908)
Rhyncagrotis duanca Smith, 1908
Phylogenetic sequence # 933665 (1)
Size
Smith (1908) listed the wingspan 30-34 mm.
Identification
Smith (1908) original description as Rhyncagrotis duanca is available online in the print references.
Crumb (1956) describes the larvae. (2)
Range
Western United States and Canada.
Food
Artemisia tridentata (big sagebrush).
Remarks
Uncommon.
Print References
Crumb, S.E., 1956. The Larvae of the Phalaenidae. U.S. Department of Agriculture Technical Bulletin 1135: 114, 118. (2)
Lafontaine, J.D., 1998. the Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 27.3. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation: 222; pl. 6.26-28. (3)
Smith, J.B., 1908. Notes on the species of Rhyncagrotis, SM, with descriptions of new species. The Canadian Entomologist 40(7): 228.