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Species Papaipema cerina - Golden Borer Moth - Hodges#9464

Noctuidae: Papaipema cerina - Papaipema cerina Golden Borer Moth - Papaipema cerina - female Golden Borer Moth, eggs - Papaipema cerina Golden Borer Moth, one egg - Papaipema cerina  Papaipema cerina  - Papaipema cerina Golden Borer Moth - Papaipema cerina Golden Borer Moth - Papaipema cerina Moth - Papaipema cerina
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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Apameini
Genus Papaipema (Borer Moths)
Species cerina (Golden Borer Moth - Hodges#9464)
Hodges Number
9464
Food
Probably lilies (Lilium superbum and others), May-apple (Podophyllum peltatum, bottlebrush grass (Elymus hystrix), and Dark Green Bulrush (Scirpus atrovirens). (Michigan Natural Features Inventory)
Life Cycle
Eggs
Internet References
Transanimaling - about releasing reared moths in a protected natural area in northern Illinois