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Species Catocala grotiana - Hodges#8818

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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 Catocalini
Genus Catocala (Underwings)
Species grotiana (Catocala grotiana - Hodges#8818)
Hodges Number
8818
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala grotiana Bailey, 1879 (1), (2), (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #930805
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Augustus Radcliffe Grote (1841-1903). (4)
Numbers
The genus Catocala includes 110 species in America north of Mexico. (5)
Size
The forewing length averages 30-36 mm. (5)
Range
Powell & Opler (2009) reports the range as northern Colorado to New Mexico. (5)
Other records from Washington(?), Utah and Arizona.
Habitat
Boreal forests. (5)
Season
The adults fly from August to October. (5)
Food
The known larval hosts include Populus and Salix (willows). (5)
Print References
Bailey, James S., 1879. Catocala grotiana n. sp. The North American Entomologist, Vol. 1: 21.
Bailey, James S., 1877. Catocolae taken at sugar at Center, N.Y. The Canadian Entemologist 9(11): 215.
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough, 1918. Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1): p.26; Pl.3, f.7; Pl.14, f.4 (larva). (3)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, 262. (5)
Works Cited
1.The genus Catocala.
George. D. Hulst. 1884. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 7(1): 14-56.
2.New forms of Catocala.
William Beutenm├╝ller . 1907. Bulletin of the Americal Museum of Natural History, 23(26): 935-940.
3.Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala.
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1918. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1).
4.Augustus Radcliffe Grote, Lepidopterist (1841-1903)
5.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
6.North American Moth Photographers Group
7.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems