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Species Anticlea multiferata - Many-lined Carpet - Hodges#7330

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
No Taxon (Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Anticlea
Species multiferata (Many-lined Carpet - Hodges#7330)
Hodges Number
7330
Size
Wingspan 19-25 mm
Identification
Forewing brownish marooon with many fine parallel yellowish lines
Range
all of North America, including Alaska and the Canadian arctic
Season
Adults from April-August, April and May only in south; May to July in the north.
Food
Larvae feed on willow-herb (Epilobium spp.) and Prostrate Knotweed (Polygonum aviculare).
Remarks
One of the few moths whose range covers the entire continent.
Print References
Covell, p. 384, plate 49 #13 (1)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.