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911401.006964Tetracis cachexiata – White Slant-Line Moth – Guenée, [1858]

© Stephen Gingold
Distribution: Montane and Piedmont, from Quebec to Alberta southward to northern Florida, Montana, Colorado, Mississippi.
Seasonality
and Size:
May - early July. FWL ~ 19-26 mm.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Many host plants include Alnus, Betula, Prunus, Ulmus, Vibernum, Pinus.
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 cachexiata
© Anthony W. Thomas - m.
Tetracis cachexiata
© Steve Nanz
Tetracis cachexiata
© Gary Anweiler
Tetracis cachexiata
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Tetracis cachexiata
38mm – © Jim Vargo
Tetracis cachexiata
© Canadian National Collection LG

Tetracis cachexiata
© Canadian National Collection LG

Tetracis cachexiata
© Canadian National Collection LG


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