|Common name:Tufted bird-lime moth.
Hodges #: 9062.
Identification: Rfw 12.8 mm, fw with scattered patches of
metallic blue and green scales, abdominal segment four with a massive tuft
of brown scales.
Similar species: 3098, 8970, 9090, 9136.
Distribution: southern Canada and eastern United States.
Hosts: Larvae feed on members of the Rosaceae, Rosa– Rose,
Prunus– plum/cherry, and Crataegus– hawthorn.
ND, Golden Valley Co., Trotters. 23- VI- 1963. coll. J. & P. Quinnell.