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Species Neoalbertia constans - Grape Leaf Skeletonizer - Hodges#4626

Moth found in our yard 6/07 - can't get an ID from other sources. - Neoalbertia constans End Band Netwing? - Neoalbertia constans Neoalbertia constans, male dorsal - Neoalbertia constans - male Neoalbertia constans, live female ventral - Neoalbertia constans - female Neoalbertia constans? - Neoalbertia constans Neoalbertia constans Neoalbertia constans Grape Leaf Skeletonizer - Neoalbertia constans
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Zygaenoidea (Flannel, Slug Caterpillar, Leaf Skeletonizer Moths and kin)
Family Zygaenidae (Leaf Skeletonizer Moths)
Subfamily Procridinae
Genus Neoalbertia
Species constans (Grape Leaf Skeletonizer - Hodges#4626)
Hodges Number
4626
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neoalbertia constans (Edwards, 1881) (1)
Lycomorpha constans Edwards, 1881
Identification
"Primaries bright orange, with narrow marginal border of black, widest at the apex. Secondaries black, with narrow costal margin of orange. Antennae black. Thorax black on the disc, the outer margin orange. Abdomen black. Tibiae whitish. Tarsi black." (Edwards, 1881)
Food
host plant with Acoloithus rectarius
Remarks
Larvae have stinging setae
Print References
Edwards, Hy. 1881. A new genus and some new forms of North American Zygaenidae. Papilio. 1(5):81