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Species Morrisonia latex - Fluid Arches - Hodges#10291

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Orthosiini
Genus Morrisonia
Species latex (Fluid Arches - Hodges#10291)
Hodges Number
10291
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Morrisonia latex (Guenée, 1852)
Polia latex Guenée, 1852
Phylogenetic sequence # 932805 (1)
(1)
Size
wingspan about 39 mm
Identification
forewing gray with dark patches along costa on either side of orbicular spot, black anal dash, and double black dash along outer margin below reniform spot; orbicular spot large, pale whitish, oblong, and extending obliquely to costa; reniform spot large, kidney-shaped, yellowish with and a dark central arc and blackish shading on lower (inner) side
hindwing dirty grayish-yellow with darker veins and black-dashed terminal line
Range
Nova Scotia to South Carolina, west to Arkansas, north to Manitoba
Season
adults fly from May to July
Food
larvae feed on leaves of a variety of deciduous trees: alder, beech, birch, black cherry, elm, hop-hornbeam, maple, oak, willow
Life Cycle
Larva; adult
Internet References
adult images (Larry Line, Maryland)
pinned adult image and synonym (Furman U., South Carolina)
live larva image (insectimages.org)