Green-dusted Zale Moth Zale aeruginosa GuenĂ©e, 1852    Synonyms: Hodges #8694.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Erebidae   >   Genus Zale   

Description:

"Forewings blackish-brown to coal black, variably dusted with pale green or whitish speckles mostly beyond AM line, and in ST and terminal areas; lines fine, black, lower ST line heaviest" (BugGuide).

Relationships:

Host plants include White Oak (Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants).

There are 30 records in the project database.

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A Green-dusted Zale Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (8/29/2019). Confirmed by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Green-dusted Zale Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (7/7/2018). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Green-dusted Zale Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/15/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Green-dusted Zale Moth in Cecil Co., Maryland (5/12/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Green-dusted Zale Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland. Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A male Green-dusted Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (4/28/2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A male Green-dusted Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (4/24/2004). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)


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