Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Information, insects and people from the 2019 BugGuide Gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Discussion, insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Species Lacinipolia explicata - Explicit Arches - Hodges#10413

Moth 1 - Lacinipolia explicata Last Night's Moths 2 - Lacinipolia explicata Laudable Arches Moth - Hodges#10411 - Lacinipolia explicata Arches sp. - Lacinipolia explicata Lacinipolia implicata - Lacinipolia explicata Explicit Arches - Lacinipolia explicata Lacinipolia explicata Explicit Arches - Lacinipolia explicata Lacinipolia sp.? - Lacinipolia explicata
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
Species explicata (Explicit Arches - Hodges#10413)
Hodges Number
10413
Size
Wingspan 33 mm
TL: 15 - 17 mm  (1)  
Identification
Adult: Whitish FW has basal and median areas shaded with brown or greenish scales. AM and PM lines are edged white. White ST line is pierced by a black dash near anal angle.  (1)  

See discussion under this photo
Range
Southeastern United States: Kentucky, North Carolina, south to Florida, west to Missouri, Texas.
Season
April, September (two broods)
See Also
Print References
Covell, p. 104--description (2)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
2.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.