Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2. Here's how to add your images.

National Moth Week 2020 photos of insects and people.

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Feralia februalis - Hodges#10009

Unknown noctuid or erebid - Feralia februalis Bold EB10Or-0031 - Feralia februalis - male Bold EB10Or-0031 - Feralia februalis Maybe Bryolymnia viridata - Feralia februalis 10009  - Feralia februalis 10009  - Feralia februalis Feralia februalis ? - Feralia februalis Which moth is this? - Feralia februalis
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Feraliina (Mossy Sallows)
Genus Feralia
Species februalis (Feralia februalis - Hodges#10009)
Hodges Number
10009
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Feralia februalis Grote(1), 1874
Phylogenetic sequence # 931565(2)
Numbers
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed six species of the genus Feralia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Forewing length 16-18 mm. (3)
Identification

Grote (1874) original description is in the print references.
Crumb (1956) described the larva. (4)
Range
Poole listed the range include Oregon to southern California(5). (6)
Habitat
Dry woodlands of the Pacific West where larval food is present.
Season
Adults fly in late winter & spring.
Food
Crumb (1956) listed Cercocarpus betuloides Nutt. and Quercus douglasi Hook. & Arn.(4)
Print References
Grote, A.R. 1874. List of the Noctuidae of North America. Bulletin of the Buffalo Society of Natural Science 2: 60.
Poole, R.W., 1995. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 26.1: p. 186; plate 5, figs. 46-48. (7)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. plate 51, fig. 41; p. 287. (8)