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Species Ulolonche modesta - Modest Quaker - Hodges#10569

Unknown Moth - Ulolonche modesta 10569, Ulolonche modesta - Ulolonche modesta 10569 – Ulolonche modesta - Modest Quaker - Ulolonche modesta moth - Ulolonche modesta Ulolonche modesta Ulolonche modesta Ulolonche modesta - Hodges#10569  - Ulolonche modesta genitalia - Ulolonche modesta - male
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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 Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Eriopygini
Genus Ulolonche
Species modesta (Modest Quaker - Hodges#10569)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ulolonche modesta (Morrison, 1874)
Hyssia modesta (Hampson, 1905)
Dianthoecia modesta Morrison, 1874
Phylogenetic sequence # 933120
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2010) listed 9 species of the genus Ulolonche in America north of Mexico. (1)
Lafontaine & Schmidt (2011) reduced the genus to 8 species by including U. marloffi as a synonym of U. fasciata. (2)
Morrison (1874) listed a wingspan of 28 mm.
The original description as Dianthoecia modesta Morrison, and the Hampson (1905 ) description as Hyssia modesta, are in the print references below.
Terminal space of forewing is usually a contrasting lighter blue-gray color.
Photo determined by Hugh McGuinness & James Adams.

Eastern North America. (3), (4)
The flight period is February to September with most records April to June. (4)
The host plant is unknown.
See Also
Three similar western species.
Print References
Hampson, G.F., 1905. Catalogue of Lepidoptera Phalaenae in the British Museum. 5: 286.
Morrison, H.K., 1874. Descriptions of new Noctuidae. Proceedings of the Boston Society of Natural History. 17: 144.