Samiksha Jaiswal

Catocala andromache

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Hexapoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Scientific name  Catocala andromache
Phylum  Arthropoda
Class  Insecta
Family  Erebidae
Rank  Species
Catocala andromache
Similar  Catocala jessica, Catocala benjamini, Catocala delilah, Catocala junctura, Catocala irene

Catocala andromache, the andromache underwing, is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is found from southern California to Arizona.

Subspecies Catocala andromache benjamini has been elevated to species level and is now known as Catocala benjamini.

The wingspan is 50 to 55 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July depending on the location. There is probably one generation per year.

The larvae feed on Quercus dumosa, Quercus turbinella and Quercus wislizeni.

Subspecies

Catocala andromache wellsi, recorded from Central California, is now considered a synonym.

References

Catocala andromache Wikipedia


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