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Species Pyrrhia cilisca - Bordered Sallow - Hodges#11063

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Heliothinae
Genus Pyrrhia
Species cilisca (Bordered Sallow - Hodges#11063)
Hodges Number
11063
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pyrrhia cilisca (Lafontaine & Mikkola, 1996)
Pyrrhia adela
Pyrrhia umbra (1)
Size
wingspan 32-40 mm (1)
Identification
Orange forewing with red/brown lines, veins, and spot outlines. Variable shading on subterminal line and reniform spot. Yellow hindwing with purple/red shading. (1)
Range
Newfoundland west to Manitoba, South Carolina west to Texas. (1)
Season
May-October (1)
Food
Larvae feed on alders, cabbage, roses, sumacs, walnuts, and other plants. (1)
Life Cycle
Life Cycle Images:
larva; adult
Print References
Covell, pp. 140-141 & plate 27#12 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.