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Species Colobochyla interpuncta - Yellow-lined Owlet - Hodges#8411

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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 Hypeninae
Genus Colobochyla
Species interpuncta (Yellow-lined Owlet - Hodges#8411)
Hodges Number
8411
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Orig. Comb: Madopa interpuncta Grote, 1872
Numbers
1 Nearctic sp.
Size
2.0 - 2.4 cm (1)
Identification
Three yellow lines cross the brown forewings. The postmedial and median lines are edged with darker brown and curve outward; the postmedial line reaches the tip of the forewing. Often, the antemedial line is obscure. Orbicular and reniform spots are black, and the hindwings are grayish-brown.(1)
Range
Eastern N. Amer., w. to AZ - MPG
Season
Mar-Sept (BG data)
Food
Larvae feed on persimmon trees. (1)
Willows per Lynn Scott
Remarks
Type Locality: Central Alabama