Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Epirrhoe plebeculata (Guenée, 1858)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Larentiinae
Identification: Forewing brown with white lines and dark yellowish or gold bands in submedial and postmedial areas. Hindwing mostly yellow or gold with dark fringe.
Wing Span: 1.9 - 2.2 cm
Life History:
Flight: Adults are diurnal; fly from January to early April in California, March to June in British Columbia.
Caterpillar Hosts: Galium species.
Adult Food: Nectar
Range: British Columbia east to Alberta, south to California, Utah and Colorado.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.