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Species Oligocentria pallida - Pale Prominent - Hodges#8014

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Subfamily Heterocampinae
Genus Oligocentria
Species pallida (Pale Prominent - Hodges#8014)
Hodges Number
8014
Size
Wingspan approximately 47 mm
Identification
Forewing is pale yellow/orange/rust with a gray costal margin, black apical dashes, and a narrow black reniform spot (streak). Hindwing is yellowish in males and grayish in females.
Range
Western North American
Habitat
Deciduous and mixed woodlands.
Season
Midsummer in the Pacific Northwest.
Food
Caterpillars feed on the foliage of willow (Salix), apple (Malus), maple (Acer), and poplar (Populus).