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Delicate Cycnia

Cycnia tenera

Description:

Conspicuous yellow border on leading edge of forewing, goes most of the way to apex. In the similar Unexpected Cycnia, C. inopinatus, the yellow does not extend as far. Top of head and anterior portion of thorax yellow; dorsal surface of abdomen pale yellow or whitish, with large black spot on each segment.

Habitat:

Meadows, roadsides, with hostplant, sometimes day-flying

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Alexjordans
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Alexjordans

Montgomery Township, penna, USA

Spotted on Sep 1, 2013
Submitted on Sep 2, 2013

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