Common Lytrosis
Lytrosis unitaria (H.-S.)
Geometer
Hodges 6720


May 8 2009


April 4, 2007

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 361. Moth is large. The wings are pale gray to yellow and yellowish-brown. The male is heavily shaded and streaked with brown and blackish beyond the post-median line of the forewing and over entire hindwing. The post-median line is black, nearly straight. Female individuals are more uniform pale and gray with some brown toward the outer margin. The caterpillar host plants are hawthorn, pin oak, and sugar maple.

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