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Mottled gray carpet moth

Cladara limitaria

Description:

Forewings are molted with gray and pale green. The hind wing is grayish. Wing Span: 2.1-2.8 cm.

Habitat:

Spotted in a grassy meadow grass next to a mixed forest.

Notes:

Flight: April-June. Caterpillar Hosts: Sheep laurel and conifers.

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2 Comments

Brian38
Brian38 3 months ago

Thanks so much ornithoptera80. A lucky encounter and it flew away seconds after that picture.

Ornithoptera80
Ornithoptera80 3 months ago

Wow, cool moth Brian, and what a great picture.

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 17, 2020
Submitted on Apr 18, 2020

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