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Species Catocala consors - The Consort Underwing - Hodges#8772

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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 consors (The Consort Underwing - Hodges#8772)
Hodges Number
8772
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala consors (J.E. Smith, 1797) (1), (2), (3)
Phalaena consors J.E. Smith, 1797 (4)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "shared, common."
Range
Records from Texas to Florida, north to Maine. (5)
Food
Larval hosts include: (6)
wild indigo (Baptisia)
sand hickory (Carya pallida)
creeping jenny (Lysimachia nummularia)
sweetgale (Myrica)
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough, 1918. Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1): 6; Pl.7, f.7; Pl.12, f.16 (larva) (3)
Smith, J.E. & J. Abbot, 1797. The natural history of the rarer lepidopterous insects of Georgia. J. Edwards, Cadell & Davies, and J. White, London., vol. 2: 177; Pl.89. (4)
Works Cited
1.On the North American species of Catocala.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote. 1872. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 1-20.
2.The genus Catocala.
George. D. Hulst. 1884. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 7(1): 14-56.
3.Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala.
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1918. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1).
4.The Natural History of the Rarer Lepidopterous Insects of Georgia.
James Edward Smith & John Abbot. 1797. J. Edwards, Cadell & Davies, and J. White, London. 2 vols., 214 pp., 104 pl. .
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
7.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala