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This winter moth is generally found west of the Cascades in Washington, Oregon and California. Its larva have a large variety of host including oak, fir and hemlock. As a winter moth is doesn't have the predators that other moths have. This species is being monitored for possible range expansion and outbreaks.
Attracted to light. Spotted on the wall of a store.
Spotted on Dec 23, 2019
Submitted on Dec 26, 2019