Schrankia macula

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Black-spotted schrankia moth
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Erebidae
Genus: Schrankia
Species: S. macula
Binomial name
Schrankia macula
(Druce, 1891)[1][2]
Synonyms
  • Hypenopsis macula Druce, 1891

Schrankia macula, the black-spotted schrankia moth, is a species of moth of the family Erebidae. It is found from North America (including Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia)[3] to Central America.

The wingspan is 13–18 mm. The forewings are dark brown or gray except for a yellowish area beyond the postmedian line. The hindwings are light gray with an indistinct median line.

The larvae feed on a species of bracket fungus.[4]

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