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Species Lacinipolia implicata - Implicit Arches Moth - Hodges#10414

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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 Eriopygini
Genus Lacinipolia
Species implicata (Implicit Arches Moth - Hodges#10414)
Hodges Number
10414
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lacinipolia implicata – McDunnough, 1937
* phylogenetic sequence #933068
Numbers
Sixty-four Lacinipolia species are found in America north of Mexico (a)
Size
Wingspan 25-32 mm
TL: 15-17 mm  (1)  
Identification
Forewings green and white. Black to reddish-brown median area becomes narrow towards inner margin of wing, especially in male (2)
White FW is tinted pale green when fresh. Grayish brown median area is narrow at inner margin in male. Black AM and PM lines are often incomplete. Basal and inner median areas are marked with black bars. Orbicular and reniform spots typically are separated by warm brown patch.  (1)  
Range
Eastern North America: Connecticut south to South Carolina, west to Ontario, Michigan, Texas.
Season
adults fly April-October (2 broods, second brood usually more numerous)
Food
Larvae eat a variety of plants,
including Common Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale). * usda.gov - plant information
Print References
Covell, p. 104, plate 20 #16, #18 (2)
Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC (2010) Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. p. 95 (a) (PDF download)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with collection map and photos of pinned adults.
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned adult and of related species.
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
2.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.