Oligocentria lignicolor

Oligocentria lignicolor, the white-streaked prominent moth or lacecapped caterpillar, is a moth of the family Notodontidae. It is found in North America, including Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Missouri, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Pennsylvania.[2]

Oligocentria lignicolor
Oligocentria lignicolor larva
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Superfamily: Noctuoidea
Family: Notodontidae
Genus: Oligocentria
O. lignicolor
Binomial name
Oligocentria lignicolor
(Walker, 1855)[1]
  • Ianassa lignicolor Walker, 1855
  • Oligocentria lignigera
  • Xylinodes virgata Packard, 1864

The wingspan is about 38 mm.

The larvae feed on the leaves of Fagus, Castanea and Quercus species.

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