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Species Schizura badia - Chestnut Schizura - Hodges#8006

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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Schizura
Species badia (Chestnut Schizura - Hodges#8006)
Hodges Number
8006
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Schizura badia (Packard, 1864)
Edemasia badia Packard, 1864
Phylogenetic sequence # 930099 (1)
Size
Wingspan 30-35 mm.
Identification
Adult: thorax blackish; forewing gray, variously shaded with red; lines fine, blackish if present; whitish patch at apex; black reniform spot a vertical dash with triangular blackish shade beyond it, widening toward outer margin
hindwing dark brownish.
[description by Charles Covell]
Range
Nova Scotia to Florida, west to Texas, north to Saskatchewan
Season
Bivoltine on Block Island, RI, with adult records from late May through late August and peaks in abundance in June and early July and in August.(2)
Food
The larvae feed on Northern Wild-Raisin and other Viburnum species
Print References
Packard, 1864. Proc. Ent. Soc. Phil. 3: 361.
Internet References
live adult images plus description, food plants, and flight season (Lynn Scott, Ontario)
live adult image (Dave Czaplak, Maryland)
pinned adult image (James Adams, Dalton State College, Georgia)