Maple Looper Moth
Parallelia bistriaris (Hbn.)
Noctuidae
Hodges 8727


June 4, 2007


06-28-06

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 169. The forewing is dark brown with two distinct yellowish lines. The ante-median line is straight and the post-median line is slightly wavy. Note whitish dusting beyond the pale , diffuse sub-terminal line. The hindwing is dark brown with white dusting along the outer margin. The caterpillar host plants are birch, red and white maple, and black walnut.

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