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Species Catocala gracilis - Graceful Underwing - Hodges#8847

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Catocalini
Genus Catocala (Underwings)
Species gracilis (Graceful Underwing - Hodges#8847)
Hodges Number
8847
Size
40-45mm wingspan
Identification
FW mottled and heavilly shaded along inner margin. Usually has a basal dash.
HW inner black band on yellow forms an incomplete loop.
Range
N.S. to Florida, west to Man. and Miss. common in the northeast, rarer westward.
Season
July to September
Food
Blueberries
Fetterbush (Leucothoe) - Bill Oehlke
See Also
Sordid Underwing
Print References
(1)
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Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.