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

Caterpillar - Dasylophia anguina Yellowish Striped Caterpillar - Dasylophia anguina Black-spotted Prominent - Hodges#7957 - Dasylophia anguina - female Pennsylvania Moth - Dasylophia anguina Pennsylvania Caterpillar - Dasylophia anguina Black-spotted Prominent - Hodges#7957 - Dasylophia anguina Dasylophia anguina
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dasylophia anguina (J.E. Smith, 1797)
Phalaena anguina J.E. Smith, 1797
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 14-18 mm. (1)
Nova Scotia west to southeastern Saskatchewan and south to South Carolina in the east and eastern Texas in the west. It is replaced by D. saturata along the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the larvae are found June to October. (1)
Legumes - clover, Lespedeza, locusts, wild indigo (Butterflies and Moths of North America )
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)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems