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Species Catocala irene - Hodges#8807

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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 irene (Catocala irene - Hodges#8807)
Hodges Number
8807
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala irene Behr, 1870 (1), (2), (3), (3)
Catocala irene var. volumnia Hy. Edwards, 1880 (4)
Catocala irene var. virgilia Hy. Edwards, 1880 (4), (5)
Catocala irene var. valeria Hy. Edwards, 1880 (4), (3)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet possibly from Greek Εἰρήνη, a female given name meaning "peace."
Size
Wingspan 65-75 mm. (6)
Forewing length 30-33 mm. (7)
Range
California, Utah and Nevada. (6)
Food
Larval hosts are cottonwood/poplar (Populus) and willow (Salix). (8)
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough, 1918. Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1): p.22; Pl.4, f.9-13; Pl.13, f.13 (larva). (2)
Behr, H., 1870. Synopsis noctuidarum hucusque in California repertarum. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 3: 24.
Works Cited
1.Pacific Coast Lepidoptera, No. 14. Notes on the genus Catocala, with descriptions of new species.
Henry Edwards. 1875. Proceedings of the California Academy 6: 207-215.
2.Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala.
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1918. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1).
3.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) IV. Nomenclatorial stabilization of the ....
Lawrence Gall, David Hawks. 2010. Zookeys 39: 37-83.
4.Notes upon the genus Catocala, with descriptions of new varieties and species.
Henry Edwards. 1880. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 3(7): 53-62.
5.Notes on some species of North American moths.
William Beutenmüller . 1897. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 9(14): 209-212.
6.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
7.Pacific Northwest Moths
8.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
9.North American Moth Photographers Group