Implicit Arches
Lacinipolia implicata (McD)

September, 2006

Identification Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 104. The forewing is pale green, fading to whitish. The median area is blackish, mixed with reddish-brown and green, becoming very narrow toward the inner margin (more so in male than in female). The hindwing is shiny gray in males, gradually becoming darker toward the outer margin; entirely smoky in females. A blackish post-median line and discal spot is evident on the hindwing in both sexes. The caterpillar host plants cover a wide variety. The larva is known to eat dandelion.

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