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Species Dasylophia anguina - Black-spotted Prominent - Hodges#7957

Fifth and Final Caterpillar of the Day - Dasylophia anguina Black-Spotted Prominent female - Dasylophia anguina - female Caterpillar - Dasylophia anguina Yellowish Striped Caterpillar - Dasylophia anguina caterpillar - Dasylophia anguina Dasylophia anguina  - Dasylophia anguina Daslyophia anguina (Black-Spotted Prominent) - Dasylophia anguina Dasylophia anguina - male
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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 Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Nystaleinae
Genus Dasylophia
Species anguina (Black-spotted Prominent - Hodges#7957)
Hodges Number
7957
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dasylophia anguina (J.E. Smith, 1797)
Phalaena anguina J.E. Smith, 1797
Size
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 14-18 mm. (1)
Season
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the larvae are found June to October. (1)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 252; plate 42, fig. 24. (1)