The Half-Wing
Phigalia titea (Cram.)
Hodges 6658

Note: Identification is uncertain as distinguishing this species from Toothed Phigalia, P. denticulata, is extremely difficult.

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 358.  The wings are powdery gray. The forewing lines are black, heavy. The post-median line is wavy, not usually touching the broad, straight median line and not toothed toward the costa. Melanics are darker gray to black. The female has partial, or sometimes lacking, wings. Caterpillar host plants are Basswood, Blueberry, Elm, Hickory, Maple, Oak, and Poplar.

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