Maple Zale Moth Zale galbanata Morrison, 1876  Synonyms: Hodges #8692.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Erebidae   >   Genus Zale   

Description:

"Adult: wing color and boldness/faintness of markings varies considerably among individuals; forewing gray to grayish-brown, often with orangish-yellow tint in median area, and with or without white strip in subterminal area; lines fine, black; PM line has two bulges in upper half; ST line heaviest line but usually only from inner margin to lower bulge of PM line. Hindwing similar to forewing in color and pattern except lacks orangish-yellow tint in median area, and heavy ST line even bolder in some individuals [adapted from description by Charles Covell].
Larvae: head pale green to brown; body olive-green with whitish dorsal and lateral longitudinal stripes; another form has olive and brown stripes, and two black dorsal spots [adapted from description by Pedrosa Barbosa, U. of Maryland)." (BugGuide)

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A Maple Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/2/2017). Determined by Paul Dennehy/BugGuide. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/27/2018). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Dorchester Co., Maryland (5/26/2016). Photo by Jonathan Willey. (MBP list)

Maple Zale Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/7/2016). Verified by Roger Downer (BAMONA). Photo by Robert Aguilar, SERC. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (8/25/2013). Determined by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/10/2015). Determined by Paul Dennehy/iNaturalist. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/29/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/24/2016). Determined by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/20/2019). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/2/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (7/7/2015). Photo by Rod Burley. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale in Somerset Co., Maryland (7/9/2008). Photo by Lance Biechele. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/9/2016). Verified by Paul Dennehy/iNaturalist. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

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

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

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

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

A Maple Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (4/29/2004). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (6/29/2017). Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/14/2009). Determined by Paul Dennehy/BugGuide. Photo by Lynn Strauss. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/14/2010). Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (3/31/2006). Determined by Paul Dennehy/BugGuide. Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (5/30/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth collected in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/23/2001). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Maple Zale Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/25/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)


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