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Catocala minuta

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Hexapoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Scientific name  Catocala minuta
Phylum  Arthropoda
Class  Insecta
Family  Erebidae
Rank  Species
Catocala minuta
Similar  Catocala grynea, Catocala alabamae, Catocala micronympha, Catocala amica, Catocala blandula

The Little Underwing (Catocala minuta) is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is found from New York to Florida and west to Texas and north to South Dakota, Indiana and Michigan.

The wingspan is 35-45 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August depending on the location. There is probably one generation per year.

The larvae feed on Gleditsia aquatica and Gleditsia triacanthos.

References

Catocala minuta Wikipedia


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