Caenurgina crassiuscula

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Caenurgina crassiuscula
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Caenurgina
Species:
C. crassiuscula
Binomial name
Caenurgina crassiuscula
(Haworth, 1809)[1]
Synonyms
  • Phytometra crassiuscula Haworth, 1809
  • Drasteria erichto Guenée, 1852
  • Remigia impressa Butler & Druce, 1872
  • Drasteria ochrea Grote, 1873
  • Microphysa sobria Walker, 1858
  • Drasteria distincta Neumoegen, 1883
  • Caenurgina distincta (Neumoegen, 1883)

Caenurgina crassiuscula, the clover looper or range grass moth,is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from coast to coast in the United States and adjacent parts of Canada, in the west to the Northwest Territories, Yukon, and Alaska.

Illustration

The wingspan is 30–40 mm. Adults are on wing from March to November depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various species of clover, grass, and lupine.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yu, Dicky Sick Ki (1997–2012). "Caenurgina crassiuscula (Haworth 1809)". Home of Ichneumonoidea. Taxapad. Archived from the original on March 26, 2016. Retrieved February 17, 2019.

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