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Species Dysodia oculatana - Eyed Dysodia Moth - Hodges#6078

Eyed Dysodia Moth  - Dysodia oculatana caterpillar - Dysodia oculatana Eyed Dysodia Moth - Hodges#6078 - Dysodia oculatana Dysodia oculatana moth reared from Ageratina altissima - Dysodia oculatana Eyed Dysodia Moth - Hodges#6078 - Dysodia oculatana Eyed Dysodia Moth  - Dysodia oculatana Window-eyed Dysodia Moth H# 6078 - Dysodia oculatana
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Thyridoidea (Window-winged Moths)
Family Thyrididae (Window-winged Moths)
Subfamily Thyridinae
Genus Dysodia
Species oculatana (Eyed Dysodia Moth - Hodges#6078)
Hodges Number
6078
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dysodia plena (Walker, 1865)
Dysodia fasciata (Grote & Robinson, 1867)
Dysodia montana (H. Edwards, 1875)
Dysodia aurea (Pagenstecher, 1892)
Numbers
4 spp. n. of Mex. (1), and probably yet another sp. in southmost Texas (2)
Size
18-21 mm wingspan (3)
Range
MS - FL - PA - MO (3)
Food
Beans and Eupatorium (3); Ageratina altissima (MJ Hatfield); Polymnia canadensis (MJ Hatfield)
Life Cycle
Leaf shelter; larva; adult
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
Georgia Lepidoptera - Image of pinned adult
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.Illustrated Checklist of the Lepidoptera of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Vol. 3C: Micro-Moths and Geometroids
Ed Knudson & Charles Bordelon. 2008. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston. 30 pp., 18 plates.
3.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.