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Species Catocala dulciola - Sweet underwing moth - Hodges#8871

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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 Erebinae
Tribe Catocalini
Genus Catocala (Underwings)
Species dulciola (Sweet underwing moth - Hodges#8871)
Hodges Number
8871
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Catocala dulciola Grote, 1881 (1), (2), (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #930852 (4)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "sweet."
Size
Wingspan averages 40-45 mm. (5)
Range
New York south to Virginia, west to Missouri, north to illinois and Michigan. Possibly endangered throughout its range. (5)
Lectotype female: in the vicinity of Dayton, Ohio (G.R. Pilate). (6)
Season
The main flight period is June to July. (7)
Food
The larval host is hawthorn (Crataegus). (8)
Print References
Barnes, Wm. & J.H. McDunnough, 1918. Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1): p.42; Pl.9, f.31. (2)
Grote, A.R., 1881. Description of four new species of moths. Papilio 1(1): 5.
Works Cited
1.The genus Catocala.
George. D. Hulst. 1884. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 7(1): 14-56.
2.Illustrations of the North American species of the genus Catocala.
William Barnes, James Halliday McDunnough. 1918. Memoirs of the AMNH 2(1).
3.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera, Erebidae) IV. Nomenclatorial stabilization of the ....
Lawrence Gall, David Hawks. 2010. Zookeys 39: 37-83.
4.Annotated check list of the Noctuoidea (Insecta, Lepidoptera) of North America north of Mexico.
Donald J. Lafontaine, B. Christian Schmidt. 2010. ZooKeys 40: 1–239 .
5.Bill Oehlke's North American Catocala
6.Systematics of moths in the genus Catocala (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). III.
Gall, Lawrence F. & David C. Hawks. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society. 56(4): 234-264.
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
9.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems