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Dejongia lobidactylus

Dejongia lobidactylus

Description:

Dejongia lobidactylus is a species of plume moth (Pterophoridae). Here it is resting on common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca).

Habitat:

In an old field with Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca), pasture grasses, goldenrods, willows, and small aspen, oak, and pine trees.

Notes:

The larval host of this species is goldenrod (Solidago spp.) of which there is an abundance in this field.

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1 Comment

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 2 years ago

Beautiful one!

Gary Walton
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Gary Walton

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Jul 20, 2019
Submitted on Jul 24, 2019

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