Lunate Zale Moth Zale lunata Drury, 1773    Synonyms: Hodges #8689.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Erebidae   >   Genus Zale   

Status:

Widespread in the U.S. in woodlands, parks, and scrubby areas.

Relationships:

Larval hosts include a variety of trees and shrubs.

There are 444 records in the project database.

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A Lunate Zale Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (7/1/2019). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/29/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/5/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/30/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (8/30/2019). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (10/21/2016). Determined by Kyhl Austin/BugGuide. Photo by Derek Hudgins. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/26/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/3/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (6/5/2017). Photo by Josh Emm. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth on Assateague Island, Worcester Co., Maryland (8/9/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (8/25/2013). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Lunate Zale Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/23/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/26/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (8/19/2016). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (7/10/2020). (c) Emilio Concari, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Emilio Concari. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/20/2019). Verified by Aaron Hunt/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (11/5/2020). Photo by Frode Jacobsen. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/14/2015). Verified by Aaron Hunt/BugGuide. Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/5/2019). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/9/2001). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/20/2001). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/17/2001). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth in Carroll Co., Maryland (7/2/2017). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

A Lunate Zale Moth caterpillar in Howard Co., Maryland (7/31/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)


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