Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Lycia

Unidentified Moth - Lycia ursaria - male Lycia ypsilon (S.A. Forbes) - Lycia ypsilon Lycia ypsilon (S.A. Forbes) - Lycia ypsilon Caterpillar - Lycia ypsilon Caterpillar - Lycia ypsilon moth 59 - Lycia ypsilon Lycia ypsilon? - Lycia ypsilon - male Geometridae, Woolly Gray - 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):.