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Mocis latipes

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Superfamily  Noctuoidea
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Family  Erebidae
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Similar  Mocis, Lesser Cornstalk Borer, Melipotis, Spodoptera latifascia, Diatraea

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The Small Mocis Moth or Striped Grass Looper (Mocis latipes) is a species of moth of the Erebidae family. It is found from North America (from southern Ontario and Quebec to Florida, west to Arizona, north to Minnesota and south through Central to South America.

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The wingspan is 33–43 millimetres (1.3–1.7 in). The forewings are yellowish brown variably shaded with darker brown. Females are more yellowish to reddish than the males. The hindwings are yellowish brown with dark brown shading and two faint lines. Adults are on wing from June to October.

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The larvae feed on various grasses, including rice and corn. They have also been recorded feeding on beans and turnip.

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References

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