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Species Zale duplicata - Pine False Looper Zale - Hodges#8703

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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 Omopterini
Genus Zale
Species duplicata (Pine False Looper Zale - Hodges#8703)
Hodges Number
8703
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zale duplicata (Bethune, 1865)
original combination Homoptera duplicata Bethune, 1865
synonym Homoptera benesignata Harvey, 1875
synonym Phaeocyma largera Smith, 1908
Phaeocyma duplicata (Smith's 1908 redescription)
* phylogenetic sequence #931038
Size
Larvae to 3cm (Crumb, 1956)
Adults - wingspan 3.4-3.6cm (E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum)
Range
from at least Manitoba to Nova Scotia, southe to the Georgia mountains(1)
Habitat
pine forest (E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum)
Food
larval host is Eastern white pine(1)
Print References
Crumb, Samuel Ebb (1956) The larvae of the Phalaenidae U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Technical Bulletin no. 1135 p. 290 (view)
Smith, John B. (1908) A REVISION OF SOME SPECIES OF NOCTUIDAE HERETOFORE REFERRED TO THE GENUS HOMOPTERA BOISDUVAL p.248 (PDF download)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Works Cited
1.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.