Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Heath Probole
Probole nepiasaria (Walker, 1860)


Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Ennominae
Identification: Mostly reddish, with sold purplish red shading inside am. line and beyond pm. line. Usually orange in the median area.
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight: May-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Sheep laurel and dwarf cornel.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Nova Scotia to Georgia and Kentucky in acid soil habitats; southward in mountains only.
Conservation: Uncommon.
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL