Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Gray Spruce Looper
Caripeta divisata Walker

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Ennominae
Identification: Forewing dull grayish brown, with brown shading along the costa. Lines black, toothed, accented with white; large white discal spot outlined in black.
Wing Span: 2.7-3.8cm.
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: Conifers such as balsam fir, hemlock, spruces, white pine.
Adult Food:
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL