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Species Catocala residua - Residua Underwing - Hodges#8785

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Erebinae
Tribe Catocalini
Genus Catocala (Underwings)
Species residua (Residua Underwing - Hodges#8785)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala residua Grote, 1874 (1), (2)
Catabapta obscura var. residua (3)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "remaining, surviving, surplus."
Wingspan 60-73 mm. (4)
Southeastern Canada south to Georgia, west to Arkansas and Indiana. (4) Moth Photographers Group records shows a more westerly distribution, including Missouri and Wisconsin (5)
Grote specimens: New York (in collection of Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences); Canada (J. Pettit). (1)
Lectotype female: West Farms, New York City (J. Angus). (6)
Larval hosts include: (7)
pignut hickory (Carya glabra)
pecan (Carya illinoinensis)
shellbark hickory (Carya laciniosa)
shagbark hickory (Carya ovata)
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.11; Pl.2, f.18; Pl.13, f.2 (larva). (2)
Grote, A.R., 1874. Description and notes on the Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 16: 242. (1)
Works Cited
1.Description and notes on the Noctuidae.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote. 1874. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History 16: 239-245.
2.Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala.
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1918. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1).
3.The genus Catocala.
George. D. Hulst. 1884. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 7(1): 14-56.
4.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.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.
7.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database