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Species Cecrita biundata - Wavy-Lined Prominent - Hodges#7995

Wavy-Lined Heterocampa Left Side View - Cecrita biundata Wavy-lined in Illinois - Cecrita biundata Adult - Cecrita biundata Heterocampa biundata - Cecrita biundata Pennsylvania Moth - Cecrita biundata Wavy-lined Heterocampa (Heterocampa biundata) ?? - Cecrita biundata Heterocampa biundata (Wavy-Lined Heterocampa) 7995 - Cecrita biundata Wavy-lined Heterocampa  (Cecrita biundata) - Cecrita biundata
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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Cecrita
Species biundata (Wavy-Lined Prominent - Hodges#7995)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cecrita biundata (Walker, 1855)
Heterocampa biundata Walker, 1855
Heterocampa mollis Walker, 1865
Lochmaeus olivata Packard, 1864
Heterocampa semiplaga Walker, 1861
Stauropus viridescens Walker, 1865
Phylogenetic sequence # 930087 (1)
Explanation of Names
Cecrita biundata (Walker, 1855), n. comb. in Becker (2014)(2), was formerly in the genus Heterocampa.
See Miller et al. (2021)(3)
Eastern US and Canada.
Type locality (biundata): Trenton Fals, NY.
Type locality (mollis): "North America".
Type locality (olivata): Brunswick, ME.
Type locality (semiplaga): "Township of Montcalm".
Type locality (viridescens): [none given].
Bivoltine on Block Island, RI, with adults recorded mainly in June and August.
Beech, birch, cherry, hickory, maple, willow and other trees (4)
Print References
Walker, F. 1855. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 5: 1025
Works Cited
1.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
2.Checklist of New World Notodontidae (Noctuoidea)
Becker, V.O. 2014. Lepidoptera Novae, 7(1): 1-40.
3.Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae
Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine. 2021. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 1-443.
4.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems