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

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea
Family Limacodidae (Slug Caterpillar Moths)
Genus Apoda
Species y-inversum (Inverted Y Slug Moth - Hodges#4667)
Hodges Number
4667
Other Common Names
Yellow-collared Slug Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Apoda y-inversum (Packard)
Orig. Comb: Limacodes y-inversum Packard, 1864
Size
wingspan 21-30 mm
Identification
forewing orange to yellow; AM and PM lines dark brown, sometimes with dark shading between; two thinner lines form an X near anal angle
Range
e. N. Amer. - Map - (MPG)
Season
adults fly from May to August
Food
larvae feed on leaves of beech, hickory, ironwood, oak