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Genus Lycia

hairy geometer - Lycia ursaria - male hairy geometer - Lycia ursaria - male Stout Spanworm/ Bear moth, 6:06pm - Lycia ursaria caterpillar - Lycia ypsilon Lycia ypsilon - male Red Oak Cat, Ten days later - Lycia ypsilon Moth, Geometer caterpillar - Lycia ypsilon caterpillar - Lycia ypsilon
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Classification
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
Numbers
3 species in North America
2 species in Canada (CBIF)
Range
Canada and northern US
Season
adults fly from March to June
Food
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):.