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Species Iodopepla u-album - White-eyed Borer Moth - Hodges#9522

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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 Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Actinotiini
Genus Iodopepla
Species u-album (White-eyed Borer Moth - Hodges#9522)
Hodges Number
9522
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Iodopepla baliola; Morrison, 1874
Iodopepla purpuripennis; Grote, 1875
described in 1852 by Guenee who originally placed it in genus Ceramica
Numbers
the only species in this genus in North America listed at All-Leps
Size
wingspan about 33 mm, based on photo by Jim Vargo at MPG
Identification
Adult: forewing purplish-gray with dark shading beyond subterminal line and in patch surrounding reniform spot, composed of U-shaped white marking with dark filling; AM line black, wavy or irregular; PM line similar but less distinct; hindwing gray distally, becoming paler toward base and along inner margin
Range
Florida to Massachusetts, New York, and Ontario, west to Wisconsin and Arkansas
Season
adults fly from late March to October (all months in southern Florida)