Enargia infumata

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Enargia infumata
Enargia mephisto.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Noctuidae
Genus: Enargia
Species: E. infumata
Binomial name
Enargia infumata
(Grote, 1874)
Synonyms
  • Orthosia infumata Grote, 1874
  • Cosmia punctirena Smith, 1900
  • Enargia mephisto Franclemont, 1939

The Lesser Eyed Sallow (Enargia infumata) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Alaska and New Brunswick to Ontario, south to Connecticut in eastern North America. In western North America it is found from Saskatchewan and Alberta, south to Utah and California.

Sexual dimorphism
Male
Female

Adults are on wing from June to September. There is one generation per year.

The larvae feed on the leaves of Populus species and perhaps other willow and birch species.

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