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Species Feralia februalis - Hodges#10009

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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 Amphipyrinae
Tribe Psaphidini
Subtribe Feraliina (Mossy Sallows)
Genus Feralia
Species februalis (Feralia februalis - Hodges#10009)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Feralia februalis Grote(1), 1874
Phylogenetic sequence # 931565(2)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed six species of the genus Feralia in America north of Mexico. (2)
Forewing length 16-18 mm. (3)

Grote (1874) original description is in the print references.
Crumb (1956) described the larva. (4)
Poole listed the range include Oregon to southern California(5). (6)
Dry woodlands of the Pacific West where larval food is present.
Adults fly in late winter & spring.
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)