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Species Zale perculta - Okefenokee Zale Moth - Hodges#8718

Zale perculta larva - Zale perculta Okefenokee Zale moth Caterpillar - Zale perculta Zale perculta caterpillar - Zale perculta Okefenokee Zale Moth (Zale perculta) - Zale perculta Okefenokee Zale Moth (Zale perculta) - Zale perculta
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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 perculta (Okefenokee Zale Moth - Hodges#8718)
Hodges Number
8718
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zale perculta Franclemont, 1964
* phylogenetic sequence #931054
Range
FL-GA-SC (MPG)
Habitat
very localized(1)
Food
larval host is climbing fetterbush - Pieris phyllyreifolia (Ericaceae)(1)
Life Cycle
one generation with mature caterpillars in late spring(1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.