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Species Habrosyne gloriosa - Glorious Habrosyne - Hodges#6236

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Drepanoidea (Hooktip and False Owlet Moths)
Family Drepanidae (Hooktip and False Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Thyatirinae (False Owlet Moths)
Tribe Habrosynini
Genus Habrosyne
Species gloriosa (Glorious Habrosyne - Hodges#6236)
Hodges Number
6236
Numbers
one of two species in the genus in North America
Size
winspan about 37 mm
Identification
adult very similar to the more common H. scripta but has a 90 degree jog midway along the AM line (whereas in H. scripta, the AM line is a relatively smooth curve for its entire length
Range
northern United States, south in the Rockies to Arizona; in Canada, restricted to Ontario and Quebec
Season
adults fly from April to September
Food
larval host plants are unknown but presumably blackberry (Rubus spp.); Ninebark (Physocarpus)(1)
Life Cycle
two generations per year
See Also
Lettered Habrosyne (H. scripta) is similar but has a relatively smooth-curving AM line, with no sharp angle near the middle. Compare images of both species.