Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Eupithecia niveifascia (Hulst, 1898)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Larentiinae
Identification: A small broad-winged yellow-brown and white moth. The forewings are pale cream with numerous wavy incomplete parallel cross lines of darker yellow-brown and light grey. Light postmedian band prominent where bending inward sharply before joining costa as large light patch. Prominent dark discal bars, Fringe checked white and light brown. Hindwings white or cream with yellow-brown marking on lower half, and with prominent dark discal bars.
Wing Span: 1.7-1.9 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: Unknown
Adult Food:
Range: Extreme southwestern Alberta west to Vancouver Island, north to northern coastal BC and south to New Mexico.
Management Needs: