Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Jason reports: Chris Schmidt did a revision of Grammia (published in 2009) in which G. celia (8187) was placed in synonymy under G. figurata. However, many specimens that have been called G. celia in the past belong to other species.
Central and eastern United States, north to Quebec and Ontario.
Caterpillars: Alfalfa, plantain, and other low-growing plants.
Grammia celia: like an extremely dark G. figurata
Grammia f-pallida: occurs only in the southwestern U.S.
pinned adult and live larva images
(James Adams, Dalton State College, Georgia)
pinned adult images
by Paul Opler, plus US distribution map (butterfliesandmoths.org)
common name reference
plus synonyms, links to images (Markku Savela, FUNET)
distribution in Canada
list of provinces (U. of Alberta, using CBIF data)