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A Noctuid Moth - Xylena brucei

Native Species

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNR

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General Description
The Xylena brucei forewing is gray with large discal spots (USGS 2006).

Diagnostic Characteristics
The Xylena thoracica moth is similar to X. brucei, but the thoracica forewing has a small yellow subapical streak (USGS 2006).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 1

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(Observations spanning multiple months or years are excluded from time charts)

X. brucei occurs in ponderosa pine forests (USGS 2006).

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Citation for data on this website:
A Noctuid Moth — Xylena brucei.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from