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Species Paectes oculatrix - Eyed Paectes - Hodges#8957

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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 Euteliidae
Subfamily Euteliinae
Genus Paectes
Species oculatrix (Eyed Paectes - Hodges#8957)
Hodges Number
8957
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Ingura occulatrix Guenée, 1852
Numbers
12 spp. n. of Mex.
Size
Wingspan 23-25 mm
Identification
Large rounded pattern on forewing, formed by postmedian line, is distinctive.
Range
TX-FL-ME-WI / QB-ON - MPG
Season
Primarily: April-August (two or more broods) - BG data
Jan-Oct - MPG
Food
Larvae feed on Poison Ivy, Toxicodendron [= Rhus] radicans
Print References
Covell, Field Guide to Eastern Moths, p. 154, plate 31 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.