Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zale unilineata (Grote, 1876)
original combination Homoptera unilineata
Grote, 1876 (Smith's redescription
Zale purpureobrunnea Strand, 1917
* phylogentic sequence #931052
Explanation of Names
At Words by William Whitaker
, "unilineata" translates from latin to "one-lined".
one of 39 species in the genus for North America north of Mexico(a)
Adult: See Smith, John B. 1908 under Print References below.
Larvae: See Clark, H. L., 1917 under Print References below.
Manitoba to New Brunswick, south to Georgia and west to northern Arkansas(2)
overgrown fields, woodlots, fencerows, parks, and woodlands(2)
Peterson's Field Guide to Eastern Moths (3)
, p. 168
Hodges, R.W. et al. (editors) 1983. Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico. E. W. Classey, London, UK.(4)
Lafontaine JD, Schmidt BC (2010) Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America North of Mexico. P. 39 (a)
Smith, John B. (1908) A revision of some species of Noctuidae heretofore referred to the genus Homoptera Boisduval. p. 245 (5)
Holland, W.J. (1922) The Moth Book
. plate XXXVII, fig. 14 (6)
Clark, H. L., 1917: Preparatory Stages of Homoptera unilineata. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 12: 103-106
Moth Photographers Group
- species page with photos of living and pinned adults.
Lynn Scott's page
has info and images.
BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems
- species account with photographs of pinned adults and DNA sequence