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Species Papaipema araliae - Aralia Shoot Borer Moth - Hodges#9470

Aralia Shoot Borer - Papaipema araliae
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Apameini
Genus Papaipema (Borer Moths)
Species araliae (Aralia Shoot Borer Moth - Hodges#9470)
Hodges Number
9470
Range
Two disconnected populations- one in the midwest including Kentucky and surrounding states, and one along the mid-Atlantic coast from the Delmarva Peninsula south the Carolinas.
Season
September-October