Supriya Ghosh

Lacinipolia explicata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Subphylum  Hexapoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Scientific name  Lacinipolia explicata
Phylum  Arthropoda
Class  Insecta
Family  Noctuidae
Rank  Species
Lacinipolia explicata
Similar  Lacinipolia renigera, Achatia distincta, Butterflies and moths, Feltia herilis, Nephelodes minians

The Explicit Arches Moth (Lacinipolia explicata) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found in the south-eastern part of the United States, from Kentucky and North Carolina south to Florida and west to Missouri and Texas.

The wingspan is 28-30 mm. Adults are on wing in April and again in September in two generations per year.

The larvae feed on Trifolium species and Taraxacum officinale.

References

Lacinipolia explicata Wikipedia


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