Euxoa recussa

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Euxoa recussa
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Tribe: Agrotini
Genus: Euxoa
Species: E. recussa
Binomial name
Euxoa recussa
Hübner, 1817
  • Agrotis recussa
  • Agrotis telifera
  • Agrotis transylvanica
  • Agrotis tetrastigma
  • Agrotis florigera
  • Noctua recussa

Euxoa recussa is a moth of the Noctuidae family. The nominate form is found in mountainous areas in Southern Europe as well as the Alps. Euxoa recussa tetrastigma is found Northern Europe, east to auch in Russia, Western Siberia, the Altai Mountains and Amur.

The wingspan is 32–40 mm. This moth flies from July to August depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants and grasses.


  • Euxoa recussa recussa
  • Euxoa recussa tetrastigma

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