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Genus Lycia

Inchworm like caterpillar - Lycia ursaria Woolly Gray Moth? - Lycia ypsilon - male Moth Caterpillar? - Lycia ypsilon Geometrid moth cat - Lycia ypsilon Woolly Gray - Lycia ypsilon - male Woolly Gray moth - Lycia ypsilon - male Unknown Moth - Lycia rachelae - male Lycia ursaria
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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 Ennominae
Tribe Bistonini
Genus Lycia
3 species in North America
2 species in Canada (CBIF)
Canada and northern US
adults fly from March to June
larvae feed on the leaves of apple and other trees
Print References
Rindge, Frederick H. 1975. A revision of the New World Bistonini, (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the AMNH ; v. 156, article 2.(1)
Internet References
pinned adult images of both species occurring in Canada (CBIF)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the New World Bistonini, (Lepidoptera, Geometridae).
Frederick H. Rindge. 1975. American Museum of Natural History 156(2):.