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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Phalaenophana

 Dark-banded Owlet - Hodges#8338 - Phalaenophana pyramusalis Caterpillar on a rotten tomato - Phalaenophana pyramusalis Dark-banded Owlet Moth - Phalaenophana pyramusalis Dark-banded Owlet Moth  - Phalaenophana pyramusalis Erebidae: Phalaenophana pyramusalis - Phalaenophana pyramusalis Dark-banded Owlet - Hodges#8338 - Phalaenophana pyramusalis Moth - Phalaenophana pyramusalis Ambiguous Moth? - Phalaenophana pyramusalis
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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Phalaenophana
Numbers
2 species in North America (nearctica.com)
1 species in Canada [P. pyramusalis] (CBIF)
Range
North America east of the Rockies
also occurs in Europe
Internet References
pinned adult image of P. pyramusalis (CBIF)