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Species Acronicta fallax - Green Marvel - Hodges#9281

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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 Acronictinae
Genus Acronicta (Dagger Moths)
Species fallax (Green Marvel - Hodges#9281)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly Agriopodes fallax.
Explanation of Names
fallac is Latin for deceptive (1)
4 spp in genus per Nearctica
Eastern North America
Feb to Nov in Florida per Kimball (1965) (2)
Principal host plant is Viburnum per Handfield (1999) and Kimball (1965) (2)
Print References
Handfield, L. 1999. Le guide des papillons du Québec. Broquet Inc., Boucherville, Quebec.
Internet References
9281 – Agriopodes fallax - Moth Photo Group
Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images (includes detailed description)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.The Lepidoptera of Florida: An Annotated Checklist.
Charles P. Kimball. 1965. Florida Dept. of Ag. Gainesville, FL. v + 363 pp.