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Species Pryeria sinica - Euonymus Leaf Notcher - Hodges#4639.1

Orange and black moth - Pryeria sinica - male I found alot of these moths on the western wall exterior of my house. - Pryeria sinica Caterpillar - Pryeria sinica Species ID - Pryeria sinica odd hymenopteran? - Pryeria sinica - female Need ID for caterpillars - Pryeria sinica Euonymus Leaf Notcher - Pryeria sinica Moth? - Pryeria sinica
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Classification
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
4639.1
Explanation of Names
Pryeria sinica Moore, 1877
Identification
Range
MD & VA (BG data), native to China and Korea
Food
Larvae feed on Euonymus and Celastrus species (Celastraceae)
Life Cycle
larvae feed gregariously
Remarks
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