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Species Phlogophora iris - Olive Angle Shades - Hodges#9546

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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Phlogophorini
Genus Phlogophora
Species iris (Olive Angle Shades - Hodges#9546)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phlogophora iris Guenée, 1852
Phylogenetic sequence # 932291
Approximately 43 mm wingspan.
Eastern North America.
The flight period appears to be May to October, most common in June and July.
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)