Image Number: 1791016

Mid season leaf feeder observed on sourwood. Nocturnal feeder and known petiole clipper. Hides during day on undersides of undamaged leaves. Very cryptic. Observed to cause considerable mid season damage to sourwood foliage. Reared for positive determination.
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United States


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Eublemmiinae
Tribe: Pangraptini
Genus: Pangrapta
Subject: Pangrapta decoralis Huebner
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Image uploaded:
Thursday, June 26, 1997
Image last updated:
Thursday, August 11, 2011