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Species Gluphisia avimacula - Four-spotted Gluphisia - Hodges#7933

Four-spotted Gluphisia Moth - Gluphisia avimacula 7933 - Gluphisia avimacula - male four-spotted gluphisia moth - Gluphisia avimacula Four-spotted Gluphisia Moth - Hodges#7933 - Gluphisia avimacula Four-spotted Gluphisia Moth  - Gluphisia avimacula Four-spotted Gluphisia Moth  - Gluphisia avimacula 7933 Four-spotted Gluphisia - Gluphisia avimacula 4-spot Gluph - Gluphisia avimacula
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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 Notodontinae
Genus Gluphisia
Species avimacula (Four-spotted Gluphisia - Hodges#7933)
Hodges Number
7933
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gluphisia avimacula Hudson, 1891
Phylogenetic Sequence # 930021
Identification
Variable, but it always has 2 small orange spots on the median band of each wing.

Range
Northern and eastern US and Canada (1)
BOLD has specimen records from western Canada (2)
Food
Unknown but probably aspen
Life Cycle
Larva; adult
See Also
In the south-west, (CO, UT, WY) the newly described species, Gluphisia dickeli seems to be similar to this species, with a more uniform wing coloration. Check the MPG page here.