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Species Zale calycanthata - Double-banded Zale - Hodges#8714

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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 calycanthata (Double-banded Zale - Hodges#8714)
Hodges Number
8714
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zale calycanthata (J.E. Smith, 1797)
Phalaena calycanthata J.E. Smith 1797
Phaeocyma calycanthata
Phaeocyma calycanthi Hubner, 1823
* phylogenetic sequence #931050
Size
Wingspan 4.2-4.5 cm. (1)
Identification
See Smith (1908) description linked under print references. (2)
Genitalia:

Range
Ontario to New Jersey, south to Florida and Texas, apparently a transient resident in the north. (3)
Food
Larval host is oak; captive larvae accept apple and cherry. (3)
Print References
Smith, J.B. 1908. A Revision of some species of Noctuidae heretofore referred to the genus Homoptera Boisduval. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 35: 269-270 (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.
2.A revision of some species of Noctuidae heretofore referred to the genus Homoptera (Boisduval)
John B. Smith. 1908. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 35: 209-275.
3.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.