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Species Plagodis kuetzingi - Purple Plagodis - Hodges#6841

Purple Plagodis female - Plagodis kuetzingi - female Lemony Moth - Plagodis kuetzingi Purple Plagodis - Plagodis kuetzingi 6841 - Plagodis kuetzingi Possible Meal Moth? - Plagodis kuetzingi Plagodis sp ? - Plagodis kuetzingi 6841 Purple Plagodis - Plagodis kuetzingi 6841 – Plagodis kuetzingi – Purple Plagodis - Plagodis kuetzingi
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Ennominae
Tribe Anagogini
Genus Plagodis
Species kuetzingi (Purple Plagodis - Hodges#6841)
Hodges Number
6841
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Plagodis kuetzingi (Grote, 1876)
Phylogenetic sequence # 201475
Size
wingspan about 26 mm, based on Moth Photographers Group specimen
Range
Nova Scotia to Virginia and Tennessee west to Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin
Season
adults usually fly May to July(1)
Moth Photographers Group records of May to September.
Food
Larval host plant is Fraxinus (ash trees).(1)
Life Cycle
Larva; adult
Print References
Covell, Charles V. Jr. 2005. Moths of Eastern North America. Virginia Museum of Natural History.(1)