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Species Catocala clintonii - Clinton's Underwing Moth - Hodges#8872

Clinton's Underwing Moth  - Catocala clintonii Clinton's Underwing Moth - Catocala clintonii Clinton's Underwing - Catocala clintonii Clinton's Underwing - Catocala clintonii Clinton's Underwing Moth - Hodges#8872 - Catocala clintonii Erebidae: Catocala clintonii - Catocala clintonii Catocala clintonii Catocala clintonii
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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 clintonii (Clinton's Underwing Moth - Hodges#8872)
Hodges Number
8872
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala clintonii Grote, 1864 (1), (2), (3), (4), (5)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of George W. Clinton (1807-1885), president of the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, of which Grote was Curator of Entomology.
Size
Wingspan 45-55 mm. (6)
Range
Records from the eastern half on North America. (7)
Type locality: Eastern States [USA]. (8)
Food
Larval hosts include: (9)
honeylocust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
paradise apple (Malus pumila)
American plum (Prunus americana)
hollyleaf cherry (Prunus ilicifolia)
See Also
The black basal dash distinguishes C. clintoni from C. illecta and C. abbreviatella, both of which lack the dash. (6)
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough, 1918. Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1): p.42; Pl.7, f.14. (4)
Grote, A.R., 1864. Notes on certain species of North American Lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 3: 540. (1)
Works Cited
1.Notes on certain species of North American Lepidoptera.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote. 1864. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 3: 535-542.
2.On the North American species of Catocala.
Augustus Radcliffe Grote. 1872. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 4: 1-20.
3.The genus Catocala.
George. D. Hulst. 1884. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 7(1): 14-56.
4.Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala.
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1918. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1).
5.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) IV. Nomenclatorial stabilization of the ....
Lawrence Gall, David Hawks. 2010. Zookeys 39: 37-83.
6.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). III.
Gall, Lawrence F. & David C. Hawks. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 56(4): 234-264.
9.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database