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Species Lacanobia grandis - Hodges#10300

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Noctuoidea (Owlet Moths and kin)
Family Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)
Subfamily Noctuinae (Cutworm or Dart Moths)
Tribe Hadenini
Genus Lacanobia
Species grandis (Lacanobia grandis - Hodges#10300)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Spiramater grandis
coast to coast in southern Canada and northern US
adults fly from May to July
larvae feed on alder, aspen, basswood, blueberry, cherry, dogwood, willow, and burdock
Presumably a rare and/or local species that has very little information on the web - any additions appreciated.
See Also
Speckled Cutworm (Lacanobia subjuncta) is similar but lacks the conspicuous pale band in subterminal area (Compare images of both species)
Internet References
pinned adult image (John Glaser, Maryland)
larval hosts; PDF doc plus flight season (Macrolepidoptera of Mont Saint-Hilaire Region, McGill U., Montreal)