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Species Schinia trifascia - Three-lined Flower Moth - Hodges#11149

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Heliothinae
Genus Schinia (Flower Moths)
Species trifascia (Three-lined Flower Moth - Hodges#11149)
Hodges Number
Wingspan 20-31 mm
Forewing deep or pale greenish with three white lines.
Eastern North America

Butterflies and Moths of North America - This site shows the range to extend west through Arizona.
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on False Boneset, Brickellia (Kuhnia) eupatorioides, Joe-Pye Weed, Eupatorium fistulosum.
See Also
Schinia oleagina has the PM line more curved or "S" shaped.
Schinia grandimedia, the Boneset Flower Moth is very similar. (check the range) Lacks the light shading, along the costal edge, from the base to the AM line.
Print References
Covell, p. 143, plate 29 #7 (1)
Internet References

Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.