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Species Chaetaglaea cerata - Waxed Sallow Moth - Hodges#9948

9948 - Chaetaglaea cerata - Waxed Sallow - Chaetaglaea cerata
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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 Xylenini
Subtribe Xylenina
Genus Chaetaglaea
Species cerata (Waxed Sallow Moth - Hodges#9948)
Hodges Number
9948
Explanation of Names
Author: Franclemont, 1943
Identification
Pale grayish tan FW has whitish veins. Gently curved AM & PM are edged pale yellow. Slightly darker orbicular and reniform spots have pale outlines. Reniform spot has tiny black dot in inner half. (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.