Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Double-toothed Prominent
Nerice bidentata Walker, 1855

Family: Notodontidae
Identification: Easily recognized by the doubly toothed blackish band that separates grayish brown lower half of forewing from light to dark brown upper half. Note variable white edging along toothed band. Hindwing brown, darker toward margin.
Wing Span: 3-4 cm.
Life History:
Flight: April-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Elms.
Adult Food:
Range: Common throughout eastern North America.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL