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Homorthodes furfurata

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Homorthodes furfurata, the northern scurfy Quaker moth or scurfy Quaker moth, is a species of moth in the family Noctuidae (owlet moths).[1][2][3] It was described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1874 and is found in forest habitats in North America.[2] Its range extends across the continent, to south-eastern Canada, Massachusetts, New York, and Mississippi. In the west it ranges south to California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.

The wingspan is about 25 mm. Adults are red-brown to orange-brown with indistinct markings and a few small white spots. Adults are on wing in summer.

The larvae feed on various hardwood species, including maples Acer and Prunus species, as well as Oemleria cerasiformis.[4]

The MONA or Hodges number for Homorthodes furfurata is 10532.[5][6]

Subspecies

  • Homorthodes furfurata furfurata
  • Homorthodes furfurata lindseyi (Benjamin, 1922) New Jersey

References

  1. ^ "Homorthodes furfurata Species Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-01-18.
  2. ^ a b "Homorthodes furfurata Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-01-18.
  3. ^ "Homorthodes furfurata Species Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-01-18.
  4. ^ Pacific Northwest Moths
  5. ^ Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. (2016). Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
  6. ^ "Homorthodes furfurata, Northern Scurfy Quaker Moth - Hodges 10532". North American Moth Photographers Group. Retrieved 2018-01-18.
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Homorthodes furfurata: Brief Summary

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Homorthodes furfurata, the northern scurfy Quaker moth or scurfy Quaker moth, is a species of moth in the family Noctuidae (owlet moths). It was described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1874 and is found in forest habitats in North America. Its range extends across the continent, to south-eastern Canada, Massachusetts, New York, and Mississippi. In the west it ranges south to California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas.

The wingspan is about 25 mm. Adults are red-brown to orange-brown with indistinct markings and a few small white spots. Adults are on wing in summer.

The larvae feed on various hardwood species, including maples Acer and Prunus species, as well as Oemleria cerasiformis.

The MONA or Hodges number for Homorthodes furfurata is 10532.

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