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Species Palthis asopialis - Faint-spotted Palthis - Hodges#8398

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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 Herminiinae (Litter Moths)
Genus Palthis
Species asopialis (Faint-spotted Palthis - Hodges#8398)
Hodges Number
8398
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Palthis asopialis (Guenée, 1854)
Bertula insignalis Walker, 1859
Phylogenetic sequence # 930552
Numbers
one of two species found in America north of Mexico.(1)
Size
19-23 mm wingspan
Identification
Range
Florida to Texas and north to Ontario
Food
Recorded food plants include Bidens species, and the leaves of beans, corn, and oak. Wikipedia
See Also
Palthis angulalis