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Species Zale submediana - Gray Spring Zale - Hodges#8702

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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 submediana (Gray Spring Zale - Hodges#8702)
Hodges Number
8702
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zale submediana Strand, 1917
* phylogenetic sequence #931037
Numbers
Thirty-nine species of Zale are found in America north of Mexico(a)
Size
wingspan about 39 mm
Range
Wisconsin to Maine to New Jersey and North Carolina(1)
Food
jack. pitch and other hard pines(1)
See Also
Zale squamularis - pinned photo at Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC (2010) Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. P. 38 (a) (PDF download)
Hodges, Ronald W. (ed.), 1983; Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico (2)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - species page with photos pinned adult.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems - species account with photographs of pinned adults and DNA sequence
Moths of Maryland - photo of pinned adult
Moth Photographers Group - photo of pinned adult and related species
ipmimages.org - photo of larva.
Works Cited
1.Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America
David L. Wagner. 2011. Princeton University Press.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.