decorated owlet moth, Pangrapta decoralis  (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - 1791016

decorated owlet moth
Pangrapta decoralis Huebner

Descriptor: Larva(e)
Description: 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.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Specimen in collection: No
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Name: Lance S. Risley
Organization: William Paterson University
Country: United States

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Node Affiliation: Bugwood - UGA

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Image uploaded on Thursday, June 26, 1997
Image Information last updated on Thursday, August 11, 2011