Large Purplish Gray
Iridopsis vellivolata (Hulst)
Hodges 6582

Photo courtesy Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
Copyright (c) 2007 Pete Williams
February 12, 2007

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Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 353. The wings are bluish to purplish gray, with warm brown shading in the ante-median and sub-terminal areas. Lines are black. The median and post-median lines merge toward the inner margin. Caterpillar host plants are fir, larch, pines, and spruce.

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