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Xestia  Hübner, 1818
Taxonomic Serial No.: 771332

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Amathes Hübner, 1821
    Pachnobia Guenée, 1852
    Anomogyna Staudinger, 1871
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                               OrderLepidoptera  – butterflies, moths, papillons, papillons de nuit, Borboleta, Mariposa  
                                  SuperfamilyNoctuoidea Latreille, 1809  
                                     FamilyNoctuidae Latreille, 1809 – cutworms, dagger moths, noctuid moths, owlet moths, underwings, noctuelles, noctuidés, phalènes, vers gris  
                                        SubfamilyNoctuinae Latreille, 1809  
                                           TribeNoctuini Latreille, 1809  
                                              SubtribeNoctuina Latreille, 1809  
                                                 GenusXestia Hübner, 1818  
    Direct Children:  
                                                    Species Xestia aequaeva (Benjamin, 1934)  
                                                    Species Xestia alaskae (Grote, 1876)  
                                                    Species Xestia albuncula (Eversmann, 1851)  
                                                    Species Xestia atrata (Morrison, 1874)  
                                                    Species Xestia badicollis (Grote, 1873)  
                                                    Species Xestia bolteri (Smith, 1898)  
                                                    Species Xestia bryanti (Benjamin, 1933)  
                                                    Species Xestia c-nigrum (Linnaeus, 1758) – spotted cutworm 
                                                    Species Xestia cinerascens (Smith, 1891)  
                                                    Species Xestia colorado (Smith, 1891)  
                                                    Species Xestia conchis (Grote, 1879)  
                                                    Species Xestia dilucida (Morrison, 1875)  
                                                    Species Xestia dolosa Franclemont, 1980  
                                                    Species Xestia elimata (Guenée, 1852) – chameleon caterpillar, Southern Variable Dart 
                                                    Species Xestia fabulosa (Ferguson, 1965)  
                                                    Species Xestia fergusoni Lafontaine, 1983  
                                                    Species Xestia finatimis Lafontaine, 1998  
                                                    Species Xestia homogena (McDunnough, 1921)  
                                                    Species Xestia imperita (Hübner, 1831)  
                                                    Species Xestia infimatis (Grote, 1880)  
                                                    Species Xestia intermedia (Kononenko, 1981)  
                                                    Species Xestia inuitica Lafontaine and Hensel, 1998  
                                                    Species Xestia kolymae (Herz, 1903)  
                                                    Species Xestia laetabilis (Zetterstedt, 1839)  
                                                    Species Xestia laxa Lafontaine and Mikkola, 1998  
                                                    Species Xestia liquidaria (Eversmann, 1848)  
                                                    Species Xestia lorezi (Staudinger, 1891)  
                                                    Species Xestia lupa Lafontaine and Mikkola, 1998  
                                                    Species Xestia lyngei (Rebel, 1923)  
                                                    Species Xestia maculata (Smith, 1893)  
                                                    Species Xestia mixta (Walker, 1856)  
                                                    Species Xestia mustelina (Smith, 1900)  
                                                    Species Xestia normanianus (Grote, 1874)  
                                                    Species Xestia oblata (Morrison, 1875) – rosy dart 
                                                    Species Xestia okakensis (Packard, 1867)  
                                                    Species Xestia perquiritata (Morrison, 1874)  
                                                    Species Xestia plebeia (Smith, 1898)  
                                                    Species Xestia praevia Lafontaine, 1998  
                                                    Species Xestia quieta (Hübner, 1813)  
                                                    Species Xestia rosifunda (Dyar, 1916)  
                                                    Species Xestia scropulana (Morrison, 1874)  
                                                    Species Xestia sincera (Herrich-Schäffer, 1851)  
                                                    Species Xestia smithii (Snellen, 1896)  
                                                    Species Xestia speciosa (Hübner, 1813)  
                                                    Species Xestia staudingeri (Möschler, 1862)  
                                                    Species Xestia tecta (Hübner, 1808)  
                                                    Species Xestia thula Lafontaine and Kononenko, 1983  
                                                    Species Xestia ursae (McDunnough, 1940)  
                                                    Species Xestia vernilis (Grote, 1879)  
                                                    Species Xestia verniloides Lafontaine, 1998  
                                                    Species Xestia wockei (Möschler, 1862)  
                                                    Species Xestia woodi Lafontaine and Kononenko, 1983  
                                                    Species Xestia xanthographa (Denis and Schiffermüller, 1775)  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Check List of the Lepidoptera of North America... MS, database (version 2003)  
  Acquired: 2005   
  Notes: Ongoing developmental version with contributions by Don Lafontaine, Jean-François Landry, Jim Troubridge, Paul Opler, Ron Hodges, John Brown, et al. Higher classification does not yet reflect recent and substantial changes that have been published   
  Reference for: Xestia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lafontaine, J. Donald / Dominick, R. B. et al., eds.  
  Publication Date: 1998   
  Article/Chapter Title: Noctuoidea Noctuidae (part) Noctuinae (part - Noctuini)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: The Moths of America North of Mexico, fasc. 27.3   
  Page(s): 348   
  Publisher: The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation   
  Publication Place: Washington DC, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-933003-09-9   
  Reference for: Xestia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Lafontaine, J. Donald, and B. Christian Schmidt  
  Publication Date: 2010   
  Article/Chapter Title: Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: ZooKeys, vol. 40   
  Page(s): 1-239   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1313-2989   
  Notes: doi:10.3897/zookeys.40.414 ; available online at   
  Reference for: Xestia   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Poole, Robert W. / Poole, Robert W., and Patricia Gentili, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1996   
  Article/Chapter Title: Lepidoptera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Nomina Insecta Nearctica: A Check List of the Insects of North America, vol. 3: Diptera, Lepidoptera, Siphonaptera   
  Page(s): 605-1122   
  Publisher: Entomological Information Services   
  Publication Place: Rockville, Maryland, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-889002-03-8   
  Notes: Series ISBN: 1-889002-00-3   
  Reference for: Xestia   

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