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Species Paectes oculatrix - Eyed Paectes - Hodges#8957

Eyed Paectes - Hodges#8957 - Paectes oculatrix - male Paectes oculatrix Eyed Paectes - Paectes oculatrix - female Paectes oculatrix - Eyed Paectes - Paectes oculatrix Moth - Paectes oculatrix Donut moth - Paectes oculatrix - male Paectes oculatrix Paectes oculatrix? - Paectes oculatrix
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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
Paectes oculatrix (Guenée, 1852)
Ingura occulatrix Guenée, 1852
Size
Wingspan 23-25 mm.
Identification
Large rounded pattern on forewing, formed by postmedian line, is distinctive.
Range
Texas-Florida, Maine-Wisconsin / Quebec-Ontario .
Food
Larvae feed on Poison Ivy, Toxicodendron [= Rhus] radicans (Illinois Wildflowers)
Print References
Covell, Field Guide to Eastern Moths, p. 154, plate 31 (1)