Species doubledayi (Doubleday's Baileya - Hodges#8969)
uncommon to rare, especially southward
Wingspan 24-28 mm
forewing with slightly wavy white postmedial line, and black teardrop-shaped reniform spot (1).
Eastern North America: Nova Scotia, Quebec, south to northern Florida, west to Wisconsin, Mississippi (1)
occurs west to Saskatchewan, Texas
adults fly from April to October
Larvae feed on leaves of alder (Alnus spp.)
two generations per year
lines more prominent, and pattern more contrasting than other Baileya species; B. ophthalmica is the most similar, but lacks the large black reniform spot and white PM and ST lines (compare images of both species)
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