Double-lined Prominent
Lochmaeus bilineata (Pack.)
Notodontidae
Hodges 7999


Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
August 24, 2008

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 334. Very similar to Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth, but the forewing is more brownish-gray. The median area is slightly darker than the rest of the forewing, the lines are much sharper and less scalloped. The post-median line has two concave sections. The hindwing is gray. Caterpillar host plants are basswood, beech, birch, elm, and oak.

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