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Small Engrailed

Ectropis crepuscularia

Description:

Typical form. WS 26-37mm. Variable. Peppery wings are marked with toothed black lines, often heaviest on veins. Midpoint of ST area has two sharp wedges. Pale extremes are whitish with wide PM band. Melanics are sooty brown with white ST line. HOSTS: Various trees, including apple, birch, elm, hemlock, oak, poplar, spruce, tamarack, and willow.

Habitat:

Moth sheet close to mixed woodland and open field.

Notes:

Location approx. Description taken from "Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America", all credit goes to it.

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Fyn Kynd
Spotted by
Fyn Kynd

Maine, USA

Spotted on Apr 30, 2013
Submitted on May 14, 2013

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