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Species Cucullia florea - Gray hooded-owlet - Hodges#10197

pink Goldenrod Hooded Owlet - Cucullia florea Caterpillar on goldenrod - Cucullia florea Pink and Yellow CAT - Cucullia florea Cucullia florea - Hodges #10197 - Cucullia florea pink caterpillar on goldenrod - Cucullia florea Cucullia asteroides?  Purple Phase? - Cucullia florea pink Hooded Owlets (Cucullia) cat - Cucullia florea Caterpillar eating fleabane flowers - Cucullia florea
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Cuculliinae
Genus Cucullia (Hooded Owlets)
Species florea (Gray hooded-owlet - Hodges#10197)
Hodges Number
Rfw 20.3 mm, fw blue-gray, pm line defined by promimal and distal black scales, hw fuscous darker outwardly.
Southern Canada and northern United States east of Rockies, southward in Appalachians.
Internet References
Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera images - Same image on MPG plus information about species.