White-Dotted Prominent
Nadata gibbosa (J.E.Sm.)
Notodontidae
Hodges 7915


March 30, 2006


March 26. 2007

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 330. The forewing is yellow with rusty to warm brown shading. The ante-median and post-median lines are distinct, yellowish. Note the pair of white dots in the reniform spot. The Latin "gibbosa" refers to the hump over the moth's head. Caterpillar host plants are birches, cherries, maples, oaks, and plums.

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