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Species Parallelia bistriaris - Maple Looper - Hodges#8727

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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 Noctuoidea
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Ophiusini
Genus Parallelia
Species bistriaris (Maple Looper - Hodges#8727)
Hodges Number
8727
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Parallelia bistriaris Hübner, 1818
Ascalapha bistra Hübner, 1808 (rejected nomenclature)
synonym Poaphila amplissima Walker, 1858
Phylogenetic sequence # 930961
Size
Wingspan 3.3-4.3 cm.
Larvae to 35 mm. (1)
Identification
Dark brown, two parallel lighter lines, grey edge to forewing
Range
Eastern North America. (2), (3), (4), (5)
Habitat
Deciduous forests
Season
Adults are most common from March-September. (5)
Food
Larvae feed on a variety of trees, including birch, maples, walnut.
Maple (Acer rubrum). (1)
Print References
Covell, plate 31 #21, p. 169. (6)