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911400.006963Tetracis crocallata – Yellow Slant-line Moth – Guenée, [1858]

© Aaron Cavosie
Distribution: Nova Scotia to southern Alberta, south to northern Florida and eastern Texas.
Seasonality
and Size:
Two generations from New York southward. FWL ~ 17-25 mm.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Host plants include Alnus, Castanea and Salix.
Taxonomic Notes: Formerly placed in the genus Synaxis. See: Clifford D. Ferris and B. Christian Schmidt. Revision of the North American Genus Tetracis and Synonymization of Synaxis with Descriptions of Three New Species. ZooTaxa 2347: 1-36 (2010) .pdf file.
References
Tetracis crocallata
© Jim Kennedy
Tetracis crocallata
© Bob Patterson
Tetracis crocallata
© Tom Murray - ssp. aspilatata
Tetracis crocallata
© D. L. Scott - ssp. aspilatata
Tetracis crocallata
© Matthew Priebe
Tetracis crocallata
© Jason Dombroskie
Tetracis crocallata
© Nolie Schneider
Tetracis crocallata
© David Reed
Tetracis crocallata
© Ken Childs
Tetracis crocallata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Tetracis crocallata
38mm – © Jim Vargo
Tetracis crocallata
© Canadian National Collection LG

Tetracis crocallata
© Janice Stiefel
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