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Species Pryeria sinica - Euonymus Leaf Notcher - Hodges#4639.1

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Zygaenidae (Leaf Skeletonizer Moths)
Genus Pryeria
Species sinica (Euonymus Leaf Notcher - Hodges#4639.1)
Hodges Number
Explanation of Names
Pryeria sinica Moore, 1877
MD & VA (BG data), native to China and Korea
Larvae feed on Euonymus and Celastrus species (Celastraceae)
Life Cycle
larvae feed gregariously
first found in MD and VA in 2001; it is spreading - Introduced from Asia
Internet References
Invasive species of concern in Maryland - MARYLAND INVASIVE SPECIES COUNCIL