Zale lunata

Zale lunata, the lunate zale, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The species was first described by Dru Drury in 1773. It is found throughout the east and west of North America. The wingspan is 40–55 mm. The moth flies from March to September depending on the location. The larvae feed on various deciduous trees, such as maple, willow and Prunus.

Zale lunata
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Z. lunata
Binomial name
Zale lunata
(Drury, 1773)

External linksEdit

  • Cotinis (November 12, 2015). "Species Zale lunata - Lunate Zale - Hodges#8689". BugGuide. Retrieved December 13, 2019.