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Species Apoda y-inversum - Inverted Y Slug Moth - Hodges#4667

Apoda y-inversum Moth 09.06.08 (1) - Apoda y-inversum Inverted Y Slug Moth - Apoda y-inversum Slug moth - Apoda y-inversum Inverted Y - Apoda y-inversum Apoda y-inversum Apoda y-inversum Apoda y-inversum (Packard) - Apoda y-inversum
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Apoda
Species y-inversum (Inverted Y Slug Moth - Hodges#4667)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Yellow-collared Slug Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apoda y-inversum (Packard, 1864)
Limacodes y-inversum Packard, 1864
Wingspan 21-30 mm.
Forewing orange to yellow; AM and PM lines dark brown, sometimes with dark shading between; two thinner lines form an X near anal angle.
Eastern North America - Moth Photographers Group map (1)
The main flight period is from May to August. (1)
The larvae feed on leaves of beech, hickory, ironwood, oak. (2)