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Species Noctua comes - Lesser Yellow Underwing - Hodges#11003.2

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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 Noctuina
Genus Noctua (Yellow Underwings)
Species comes (Lesser Yellow Underwing - Hodges#11003.2)
Hodges Number
Similar to Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing) but hindwing has a small black arc, apparently lacking in N. pronuba.
Currently occurs in Canada only in British Columbia: Vancouver area and southern Vancouver Island (Jeremy Tatum)
A European species first seen in the Vancouver BC area in 1982.
Print References
Internet References
live larva, pupa, adult images plus other info (Jeremy Tatum)
Works Cited
1.Noctua comes in Ontario: an introduced cutworm (Noctuidae: Noctuinae) new to Eastern North America.
J. P. Crolla. 2008. Journal of the Lepidopterists’ Society 62(2): 106-107.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group