Butterflies and Moths of North America

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July Highflyer Moth
Hydriomena furcata (Thunberg, 1784)


Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Larentiinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 2.8-3.4 cm
Life History:
Flight: march to August
Caterpillar Hosts: primarily willow (Salix but also poplar (Populus), alder (Alnus), birch (Betula), and Prunus.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Holarctic; ranges from Alaskaacross Canada to Nova Scotia and south to central California, eastern Arizona, and Colorado.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.