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Species Harrisimemna trisignata - Harris's Three Spot - Hodges#9286

Harris's Three Spot Caterpillar - Harrisimemna trisignata Harris's Three spot caterpillar boring into log - Harrisimemna trisignata Noctuidae, Harris's Three Spot - Harrisimemna trisignata Harris's Three Spot - Harrisimemna trisignata Harrisimemna trisignata Harrisimemna trisignata - Harris's Three-spot Moth - Harrisimemna trisignata Harris's Three Spot - Harrisimemna trisignata Harrisimemna trisignata
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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 Acronictinae
Genus Harrisimemna
Species trisignata (Harris's Three Spot - Hodges#9286)
Hodges Number
9286
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Harrisimemna trisignata (Walker, 1856)
Grammophora trisignata Walker 1856
Phylogenetic sequence # 931498
Numbers
Monotypic genus
Size
Wingspan about 31 mm.
Identification
Unmistakable:

Females have dark hindwings - James Adams, 2001
Range
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Season
Adults are most common from March to October. (1)
Food
Polyphagous. Larvae recorded on Lonicera morrowii (Morrow Honeysuckle), wild raisin, Winterberry, Bush Honeysuckle, Black Willow, White ash, apple, Ilex spp. and many more.
Chionanthus virginicus, Fringetree, is a host for Harrisimemna trisignata (3 years in a row)- Contributed by Doug on 12 September, 2014