Palthis asopialis

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Palthis asopialis
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Palthis
Species: P. asopialis
Binomial name
Palthis asopialis
Guenée, 1854
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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.

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