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Species Phlogophora iris - Olive Angle Shades - Hodges#9546

Marathon Inn – moth #5 - Phlogophora iris Phlogophora iris - female Unknown Moth - Phlogophora iris Phlogophora iris – Olive Angle Shades - Phlogophora iris Phlogophora iris - Olive Angle Shades - Hodges#9546 - Phlogophora iris Olive Angle Shades - Phlogophora iris Olive Angle Shades - Phlogophora iris Olive Angle Shades (Phlogophora iris) - Phlogophora iris
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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 Phlogophorini
Genus Phlogophora
Species iris (Olive Angle Shades - Hodges#9546)
Hodges Number
9546
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phlogophora iris Guenée, 1852
Phylogenetic sequence # 932291
Size
Approximately 43 mm wingspan.
Range
Eastern North America.
Season
The flight period appears to be May to October, most common in June and July.
Food
Low-growing plants and occasionally shrubs and trees.
Life Cycle
One generation per year.

Life cycle images:
larva; larva; larva; adult
Print References
Covell, p. 129 & plate 26 #13 (1)
Internet References
live adult images (Lynn Scott, Ontario)
pinned adult images - dorsal and ventral views (James Adams, Dalton State College, Georgia)
live larva image and other info (Caterpillars of Eastern Forests)