|Common name: Listed here as
'Brown-patched looper moth.'
Hodges #: 8923.
Identification: Rfw 16.8 mm, fw stigma greatly reduced, median area
contrasting chocolate brown. Tibiae without spiniform setae.
Similar species: 9496
Distribution: southern Canada and northern United States, southward
in the Rockies and Appalachians.
Hosts: Larvae have been reported on woody plants: Alnus spp.
(alders), Amerlacher spp. (service-berry), Betula spp.
(birch), Populus tremuloides Michx (Trembling aspen), P.
balsamifera L. (Balsam poplar), Prunus spp. (cherry),
and Shepherdia canadensis (L.) Nutt. (Soap berry)
ND, Pembina Co., 20- VII- 1957.