Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Tulip-Tree Beauty
Epimecis hortaria (Fabricius, 1794)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Ennominae
Wing Span: 4.3-5.5 cm.
Life History:
Flight: Late March - Early Oct.
Caterpillar Hosts: Pawpaw, poplars, sassafras, and tulip-tree
Adult Food:
Range: MA. and s. Ont to FL., west to IL and TX.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL

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