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Species Catocala flebilis - Hodges#8782

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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 Erebinae
Tribe Catocalini
Genus Catocala (Underwings)
Species flebilis (Catocala flebilis - Hodges#8782)
Hodges Number
8782
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala flebilis Grote, 1872 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "lamentable, doleful, tearful."
Size
Wingspan 54-65 mm. (2)
Range
Southern Ontario to Massachusetts, south to Georgia, west to Arkansas and Illinois. (2)
Lectotype male: Pennsylvania. (3)
Food
Hickory - Carya glabra, Carya ovata. (2), (4)
Print References
Grote, A.R., 1872. On the North American species of Catocala. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 4. (1)
Works Cited
1.On the North American species of Catocala.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote. 1872. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 1-20.
2.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
3.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). III.
Gall, Lawrence F. & David C. Hawks. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 56(4): 234-264.
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
5.North American Moth Photographers Group