Adult - forewing yellowish-gray to grayish-brown; two sharp blackish dots in AM line and reniform spot positions that form a triangle with more diffuse spot on inner margin; diffuse PM line usually present; hindwing pale grayish-brown. (1) Labial palps upturned and may extend partly over head.
Nova Scotia to North Carolina/Tennessee, west to Mississippi and Iowa, north to Ontario. (1)
Larvae roll or tie leaves of foodplant together in woodlands, wood edges, suburban yards; adults are nocturnal and come to light.
Two flight seasons (June & July and September & October). Most reports of adults are from late August to October; peak numbers in September. (1)
Larvae feed on leaves of a variety of shrubs and trees: apple, ash, balsam poplar, basswood, beech, birch, butternut, cherry, chestnut, dogwood, elm, hazel, hickory, lilac, maple, mountain-ash, oak, Highbush Blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum). (2), (1), and Charley Eiseman
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