Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Spotted Apatelodes Moth
Apatelodes torrefacta (J. E. Smith, 1797)

Family: Apatelodidae
Subfamily: Apatelodinae
Identification: Forewing gray with brown lines and shading. Note the blackish brown patch near base. Indistinct translucent spot near forewing apex. Hindwing reddish brown.
Wing Span: 3.2-4.2 cm.
Life History:
Flight: May-August. Two broods southward.
Caterpillar Hosts: Ashes, maples, oaks, Prunus species, and other trees.
Adult Food:
Range: Maine and southern Ontario to Florida, west to Wisconsin, Missouri, and Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL
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