Euxoa bostoniensis (Grote)

Pogue, Michael G., 2006, The Noctuinae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, U. S. A., Zootaxa 1215 (1), pp. 1-95: 23-24

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.1215.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:B89D6B58-561B-48A5-B7D7-51B5C30B93CC

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5066515

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/2254ED3C-BF7B-FFC6-5A77-FC59343A491A

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Euxoa bostoniensis (Grote)
status

 

12. Euxoa bostoniensis (Grote)  

( Figs. 14–15, Map 8)

Identification: Forewing length 15.0–17.0 mm. All the species of Euxoa   treated here have a round unscaled frontal tubercle on the frons and biserrate male antennae. Forewing ground color is gray. The forewing lines, antemedial, median, postmedial, and subterminal are faint, slightly darker than the ground color, and extend from costa to posterior margin. Reniform spot is represented by a faint, small round dot at end of discal cell. Hindwing is white in the male and dark gray in the female.

Flight period: Collected in mid­October.

MAP 8. Collecting localities of Euxoa bostoniensis   .

Collected localities: Tennessee: Cocke Co., Foothills Parkway N, 4.5 mi from Hwy. 321. (2 specimens)  

Elevation range: 1680 ft. (512 m)

General distribution: In North America from southern Ontario, Canada and Massachusetts south to Virginia , Tennessee , and southern Missouri ( Lafontaine 1987). There are two old specimens in the USNM, one from Florida and the other from South Dakota with no specific locality. These may or may not be accurate localities   .

Larval hosts: Larvae reared on tobacco (Nicotania sp., Solanaceae   ) ( Lafontaine 1987).

USNM

Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Lepidoptera

Family

Noctuidae

Genus

Euxoa