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

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Anticlea
Species multiferata (Many-lined Carpet - Hodges#7330)
Hodges Number
Wingspan 19-25 mm
Forewing brownish marooon with many fine parallel yellowish lines
all of North America, including Alaska and the Canadian arctic
Adults from April-August, April and May only in south; May to July in the north.
Larvae feed on willow-herb (Epilobium spp.) and Prostrate Knotweed (Polygonum aviculare).
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.