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Xestia praevia

Wikipedia Abstract

Xestia praevia is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in Canada (New Brunswick, Quebec, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia) south to California. It is part of the elimata species group. Three of the species in this group (Xestia praevia, Xestia elimata and Xestia badicollis) have no significant difference in both genitals and DNA, suggesting they may be in fact one species.This wingspan is about 32 mm.
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Prey / Diet

Abies balsamea (Canadian fir)[1]
Larix laricina (tamarack)[1]
Picea glauca (Canadian spruce)[1]
Picea mariana (Black spruce)[1]
Pinus contorta (Lodgepole pine)[1]
Pinus resinosa (Norway pine)[1]
Tsuga canadensis (Canada hemlock)[1]



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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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