Wedgling Moth Galgula partita GuenĂ©e, 1852    Synonyms: Hodges #9688, The Wedgeling.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Noctuidae   >   Genus Galgula   

Status:

Widespread in the U.S. Only member of its genus in North America.

Description:

Sexually dimorphic. Males are overall tan-colored while females are dark maroon.

Relationships:

Larval host is woodsorrel.

There are 677 records in the project database.

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A female Wedgling Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/5/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A female Wedgling Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/2/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Wedgling Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/28/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (10/14/2017). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (10/3/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A male Wedgling Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/30/2016). Determined by Aaron Hunt/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A male Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/21/2014). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (11/6/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A male Wedgling Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/24/2014). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/23/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A male Wedgling Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/15/2014). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/6/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (10/14/2005). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/29/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Wedgling Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/23/2019). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/19/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

Wedgling Moth in Maryland (10/6/2015). (c) treichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A male Wedgling Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (11/1/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/29/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (9/5/2016). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (11/4/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/28/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/14/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/31/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/30/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth on a mild February evening in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/24/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A female Wedgling Moth in Montgomery Co., Maryland (8/30/2012). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

A female Wedgling Moth in Baltimore City, Maryland (7/17/2015). Determined by Jon Rapp/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (10/21/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/24/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (4/5/2005). Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A female Wedgling Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2002). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A male Wedgling Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (0/0/2002). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Wedgling Moth caterpillar in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/24/2016). Determined by Jim Sogaard/BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

Wedgling Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (11/21/2020). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Wedgling Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/14/2021). (c) Frode Jacobsen, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Frode Jacobsen via iNaturalist. (MBP list)


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