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Species Sympistis badistriga - Brown-lined Sallow - Hodges#10059

Brown-lined Sallow - Sympistis badistriga Brown-Lined Sallow Larva - Sympistis badistriga Brown-lined Sallow - Hodges#10059 - Sympistis badistriga Moth2 - Sympistis badistriga Brown-lined Sallow - Hodges#10059 - Sympistis badistriga Sympistis badistriga Brown-lined Sallow - Sympistis badistriga 10059 Brown-lined Sallow (Sympistis badistriga) - Sympistis badistriga
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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 Oncocnemidinae
Genus Sympistis
Species badistriga (Brown-lined Sallow - Hodges#10059)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Honeysuckle Budworm (larva)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homohadena badistriga
wingspan 30-32 mm
forewing brown with variable white scaling and small black streaks in subterminal area; AM and PM lines very thin, curved; black basal dash extends to PM line; another black dash extends through reniform spot and upper PM line
hindwing shiny, whitish; brown toward outer margin
[description by Charles Covell]
North America east of the Rockies (but unrecorded between New Jersey and Florida - apparently quite rare in the southeast)
adults fly from June to August
larvae feed on leaves of honeysuckle (Lonicera spp.)