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Catocala irene

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

Irene’s underwing (Catocala irene) is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is found in Utah and California and Nevada.

The wingspan is 65–75 mm. Adults are on wing from July to September depending on the location. There is probably one generation per year.

The larvae feed on Populus and Salix species.

Subspecies

  • Catocala irene irene
  • Catocala irene valeria H. Edwards, 1880 (Arizona)
  • References

    Catocala irene Wikipedia


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