Aseptis characta

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Aseptis characta
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Aseptis
Species: A. characta
Binomial name
Aseptis characta
(Grote, 1880)
Synonyms
  • Hadena characta Grote, 1880

Aseptis characta is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada, south into the United States to California.

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The wingspan is about 38 mm.

The larvae feed on Artemisia species.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Aseptis characta characta
  • Aseptis characta erica (Utah,...)
  • Aseptis characta luteocinerea (Montana,...)
  • Aseptis characta pluraloides (Alberta,...)

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