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Notodontidae
930133.007957Dasylophia anguina (Smith, 1797) – Black-spotted Prominent

© Ken Childs
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Canada: NS west to southeastern SK; USA: ME south to SC and west to NE and eastern TX. - Miller et al. (2021)
Type locality (anguina): [Georgia].
Type locality (cana): North America.
Type locality (cucullifera): [United States].
Type locality (punctata): North America.
Type locality (signata): North America.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena anguina Smith, 1797
Edema cana Walker, 1869
Drymonia cucullifera Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
Heterocampa punctata Walker, 1865
Xylina signata Walker, 1865
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2021. Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part 2, Conclusion): Heterocampinae, Nystaleinae, Dioptinae, Dicranurinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1B: 225; pl. A-21, figs. 11, 12; pl. 65, fig. 6 (♂ gen.); pl. 77, figs. 5 (♂ sternum 8); pl. 92, fig. 1 (♀ gen.); pl. L-22, figs. 7, 8 (larva). - order
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 42.24m; p. 252. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Dasylophia anguina
© Bob Patterson
Dasylophia anguina
© Hugh McGuinness
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© Charles Melton
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© Mark Dreiling - DNA
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© Carol Wolf
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© Greg Raterman
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© Carol Wolf
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© Gary Anweiler
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– © Jim Vargo
Dasylophia anguina
© Stephen Cresswell LG

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© John G. Franclemont CUIC LG

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© Janice Steifel LG
5th instar, 26 days
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© C. Van Den Broeke LG

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© Joe Zito LG

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© Fred Siskind LG

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© Yurika Alexander LG

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© Bill Eaker LG

Dasylophia anguina
© Michelle Nash LG


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