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Species Lochmaeus bilineata - Double-lined Prominent - Hodges#7999

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Lochmaeus
Species bilineata (Double-lined Prominent - Hodges#7999)
Hodges Number
7999
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lochmaeus bilineata (Packard, 1864)
phylogenetic sequence # 930091
Size
wingspan 32-40 mm
Identification
forewing gray to brownish-gray, darkest in median area; AM and PM lines distinct, broadly scalloped; PM line has two concave sections; reniform spot indistinct


Specimen identified by DNA analysis:
Range
e. NA - Map (MPG)
Habitat
deciduous woods, treed parks
Season
adults fly from April to October in the south; June to August in the north
Food
larvae feed on basswood, beech, birch, elm, oak
Life Cycle
Larva; Adult Female:
Print References
Lafontaine J. D., and B. C. Schmidt. 2010. Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. (1)
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 .