Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Brown-lined Looper Moth
Neoalcis californiaria (Packard, 1871)


Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Ennominae
Identification:
Wing Span: approx 3.4cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: mainly Douglas-Fir; other hosts include Western Hemlock, Western Red Cedar, Grand Fir, Lodgepole Pine (Canadian Forest Service). Larvae also feed on many broadleaf trees and shrubs (USGS)
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: California to British Columbia
Conservation:
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