Eupsilia vinulenta

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Eupsilia vinulenta
A brown moth sitting on a green leaf. On each wing is a set of three white spots with the center spot much larger than the others. The head appears furry and the wings are coppery brown with wavy patterns.
Scientific classification
E. vinulenta
Binomial name
Eupsilia vinulenta
(Grote, 1864)

Eupsilia vinulenta, the straight-toothed sallow moth, is a moth in the family Noctuidae described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1864.[1][2][3] It is found in North America.[2]

The MONA or Hodges number for Eupsilia vinulenta is 9933.[4] [5]

A closeup of the head of the moth above. A small antenna is visible.
A dark brown caterpillar with a light brown head. It has small hairs or fine spines on each section.


  1. ^ "Species Eupsilia vinulenta - Straight-toothed Sallow - Hodges#9933". BugGuide. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  2. ^ a b "Eupsilia vinulenta (Grote, 1864)". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  3. ^ "Eupsilia vinulenta Straight-toothed Sallow Moth". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  4. ^ Pohl, G.R., Patterson, B., & Pelham, J.P. (2016). Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico
  5. ^ "932587.00 – 9933 – Eupsilia vinulenta – Straight-Toothed Sallow Moth – (Grote, 1864)". Moth Photographers Group. Mississippi State University. Retrieved 2018-01-15.

Further reading[edit]

  • Arnett, Ross H. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press.
  • Lafontaine, J. Donald & Schmidt, B. Christian (2010). "Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico". ZooKeys. vol. 40, 1-239.

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