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Species Catocala insolabilis - Inconsolable Underwing - Hodges#8791

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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 Erebinae
Tribe Catocalini
Genus Catocala (Underwings)
Species insolabilis (Inconsolable Underwing - Hodges#8791)
Hodges Number
8791
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala insolabilis Guenée, 1852 (1), (2), (3), (4)
Catabapta insolabilis (5)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin in- solor meaning "inconsolable."
Size
Wingspan 65-75 mm. (6)
Range
Ontario to Maine, south to Florida, west to Texas, Arkansas and North Dakota. (6)
Type locality: Baltimore, Maryland. (7)
Food
Larval hosts are hickory, including pignut hickory (Carya glabra). (8)
Life Cycle
1)larva 2)leaf shelter 3)adult 4)spent pupal case
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough, 1918. Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1): p.13; Pl.1, f.7-8; Pl.12, f.11 (larva). (4)
Guenée A. & J.B. Boisduval, 1852. Vol. 7. Noctuélites, tome 3. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Spécies général des lépidoptères. Roret, Paris, 94. (1)
Works Cited
1. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Spécies général des lépidoptères. Vol. 7. Noctuélites, tome 3.
Achille Guenée & Jean Baptiste Boisduval. 1852. Roret, Paris, 441 pp.
2.On the North American species of Catocala.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote. 1872. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 1-20.
3.Notes on some species of Catocala.
William Beutenmüller . 1903. Bulletin of the AMNH, 19(19): 505-510.
4.Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala.
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1918. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1).
5.The genus Catocala.
George. D. Hulst. 1884. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 7(1): 14-56.
6.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
7.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). III.
Gall, Lawrence F. & David C. Hawks. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 56(4): 234-264.
8.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
9.North American Moth Photographers Group