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Genus Megalographa

what type of Moth ? - Megalographa biloba Bi-Lobed Looper - Megalographa biloba Bilobed Looper - Hodges#8907 - Megalographa biloba Plusiinae - Megalographa biloba Megalographa biloba Miller Moth?  - Megalographa biloba Bi-lobed Looper - Megalographa biloba Green Caterpillar - Megalographa biloba
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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 Plusiinae (Looper Moths)
Tribe Plusiini
Subtribe Plusiina
Genus Megalographa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Megalographa Lafontaine & Poole, 1991
southern Canada through United States to Central and South America
adults fly from March to October
larvae feed on alfalfa, barley, cabbage, cranesbill, dandelion, gladiolus, hedge-nettle, kidney-bean, larkspur, lettuce, plantain, sage, tobacco, vervain
Internet References
pinned adult image of M. biloba (Matthew Barnes, Jamaica)