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Species Sigela brauneata - Hodges#8432

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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 Erebidae
Subfamily Scolecocampinae
Genus Sigela
Species brauneata (Sigela brauneata - Hodges#8432)
Hodges Number
8432
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sigela brauneata (Swett, 1913) (1)
Quandara brauneata (Swett, 1913)
Eois brauneata Swett, 1913
Phylogenetic sequence # 930657
Numbers
There are four named species of Sigela in America north of Mexico. (1)
Identification
Description by Pogue, 2012. (PDF) (2)
The original description as Eois brauneata Swett, is available online in the print references below.
Range
Indiana to Pennsylvania and south to Texas and northern Florida. (3), (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most often reported from April to September. (4)
Pogue 2012 reports mid-May to July for Great Smoky Mountains National Park. (2)
Food
Larval hosts unknown. (2)
See Also
Some Eupithecia may look similar.
Compare to other related species on the archived photos of living moths and pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Pougue, M.G. 2012. Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea: Erebidae of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. figs. 52, map 25, p. 27. (2)
Swett, 1913. Canadian Entomologist. 45 (1), p. (25)