Cucullia convexipennis

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Cucullia convexipennis
Brown Hooded Owlet caterpillar.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Cucullia
C. convexipennis
Binomial name
Cucullia convexipennis
Grote & Robinson, 1868

Cucullia convexipennis (the brown-hooded owlet or brown-bordered cucullia) is a species of moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found in the north-eastern parts of the United States and adjacent parts of Canada.

The wingspan is 40–50 mm. The length of the forewings is 19–23 mm. The moth flies from May to September depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Aster, Solidago and Callistephus chinensis.

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