Palthis asopialis

Palthis asopialis

Scientific classification

Kingdom:
Animalia

Phylum:
Arthropoda

Class:
Insecta

Order:
Lepidoptera

Superfamily:
Noctuoidea

Family:
Erebidae

Genus:
Palthis

Species:
P. asopialis

Binomial name

Palthis asopialis
Guenée, 1854

Synonyms

Bertula insignalis

The faint-spotted palthis moth (Palthis asopialis) is a moth of the Erebidae family. It is found in North America, from Florida north to Ontario and west to Texas.
The wingspan is 19–23 mm. The moth flies in from January to October depending on the location. There are at least two generations in the north-east. There are more generations in the south.
Recorded food plants include Bidens species, and the leaves of beans, corn, and oak.
External links[edit]

Butterfliesandmoths.org
Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)

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