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Species Catocala nebulosa - Clouded Underwing - Hodges#8796

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Catocalini
Genus Catocala (Underwings)
Species nebulosa (Clouded Underwing - Hodges#8796)
Hodges Number
8796
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala nebulosa Edwards, 1864 (1), (2), (3)
Catocala ponderosa Grote & Robinson, 1966 (4), (5), (3)
Catabapta nebulosa (6)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "cloudy."
Size
Wingspan 75-86 mm. (7)
Range
Southeastern Canada to Florida, west to Texas and Minnesota. (7), (8)
Food
Larval hosts are bitternut hickory (Carya cordiformis) and black walnut (Juglans nigra). (7)
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough, 1918. Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1): p.15; Pl.6, f.17. (2)
Edwards, W.H., 1864. Descriptions of certain species of Catocala, found within the United States. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 2: 510. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of certain species of Catocala, found within the United States.
William Henry Edwards. 1864. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 2: 508-512.
2.Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala.
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1918. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1).
3.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). III.
Gall, Lawrence F. & David C. Hawks. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 56(4): 234-264.
4.Lepidopterological notes and descriptions - no. 2.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote & Coleman T. Robinson. 1866. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 6: 1-30, Pl.3,4.
5.On the North American species of Catocala.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote. 1872. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 1-20.
6.The genus Catocala.
George. D. Hulst. 1884. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 7(1): 14-56.
7.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
8.North American Moth Photographers Group