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  • Lynn Scott's Drepana arcuata image
    a light orangish yellow The lighter color usually coincides with darker more vivid lines and other markings The shape of the forewing is distinctive the apex forming a curved hook giving rise to the common epithet for this family as hooktip moths The antemedial and postmedial lines show a somewhat irregular zigzag habit with a pronounced outward zig in the upper third especially in the postmedial line The strongest and darkest line is the smoothly curved subterminal line which extends out to the point of the hook The hindwing lines are somewhat less distinct than those of the forewing and are strongest near the inner margin The wingspan ranges from 2 4 to 4 0 cm according to Covell 1983 The larvae of Drepana arcuata feed on birch and alder Handfield 1999 Handfield indicates two generations per year for this species in my general area with flight seasons from early May to late July and from early to late August I have recorded this species in 2000 on 1 and 28 June in 2001 on 21 May and on 15 and 16 June in 2002 on 28 May on 29 and 30 June and on 23 July in 2003 on

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/06251.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Drepana bilineata image
    in color from creamy white to orange yellow The lighter color usually coincides with darker more vivid lines and other markings The entire forewing is often covered with a noticeable network of faint fine lines The shape of the forewing is distinctive the apex forming a curved hook giving rise to the common epithet for this family as hooktip moths The antemedial and postmedial lines are brown and almost straight except for a slight bend just below the costa The subterminal line is whitish and quite faint The hindwing is a pale creamy beige in color sometimes showing a faint postmedial line and discal dot The wingspan ranges from 2 8 to 3 3 cm according to Covell 1983 The larvae of Drepana bilineata generally feed on white birch but may also eat alder poplar or elm Handfield 1999 Handfield indicates two generations per year for this species in my general area with flight seasons from early May to early July and from mid July to late August I have recorded this species at my location in 2001 on 11 and 26 June and on 22 July in 2002 on 22 23 and 28 May and on 30 July in

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/06252.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Eudeilinia herminiata image
    Note the black shading on the forelegs on the bottom photo Covell indicates a wingspan of 2 5 to 2 8 cm The larvae of Eudeilinia herminiata feed on several species of dogwood Handfield 1999 For my general area Handfield indicates a flight season from the later part of May to early August for this species I have recorded this species only once at my location in 2003 on 27

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/06253.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Oreta rosea image
    brown and the postmedial line points sharply outward near the costa The costa often has a somewhat reddish color The area outside the postmedial line is mainly yellow in the type form with brown outside the subterminal line Two black dots may be visible near the anal angle The hindwing has similar color except that the only brown outside the median is a smudge at the apex Dashed lines are sometimes visible in the subterminal area of the hindwing In the irrorata form the yellow areas are replaced with a brown that is slightly paler than the rest of the wing on both forewing and hindwing The wingspan ranges from 2 5 to 3 4 cm according to Covell 1983 The larvae of Oreta rosea generally feed on birch and viburnum Handfield 1999 Handfield indicates two generations per year for this species in my general area with flight seasons from early June to late July and from early August to early September I have recorded this species at my location in 2000 on 17 June on 10 and 22 July and on 14 August in 2001 on 10 14 15 18 19 and 21 June on 4 and 28 July

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/06255.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Alsophila pometaria image
    27PM top right 3 November 2001 6 23PM bottom The top left and bottom photographs are of the same individual The top right photograph illustrates a resting position I have observed with other individuals of this species but which does

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/06258.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Heliomata cycladata image
    terminal line The fringe is blackish Covell 1984 indicates a wingspan from 1 7 to 2 2 cm for this species According to Handfield 1999 and Covell the larvae of Heliomata cycladata feed on black locust and honey locust neither of which is native to my locality but which have sometimes been planted as ornamentals in my neighborhood Handfield indicates an adult flight season from mid May to late June

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/06261.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Eumacaria latiferrugata image
    apical patch on the forewing Even in a fresh specimen the brown almost looks as though it has been partly rubbed off and the apical patch always makes me think someone has taken an eraser to the corners of the forewings Covell 1984 indicates a wingspan from 2 0 to 2 5 cm According to Covell the larvae of Eumacaria latiferrugata feed on apple plum and cherry My records to

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/06272.html (2016-04-29)
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  • Lynn Scott's Itame pustularia image
    pustularia Ottawa Dunrobin ON Canada 1 August 2000 12 23AM left 28 June 2001 3 03AM right This species also photographed on 21 22 and 29 August 2000 and on 27 June 2001 Contact Site created by Acleris Page last

    Original URL path: http://acleris.com/dls/06273.html (2016-04-29)
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