Linden Prominent

7930 - Ellida caniplaga - Linden Prominent (2)

Linden Prominent
Ellida caniplaga
Hodges #7930
Deciduous woods; caterpillars feed on basswood (aka linden).
Spring through fall.

7930 - Ellida caniplaga - Linden Prominent

Comstock’s Sallow

10008 - Feralia comstocki - Comstock's Sallow (2)

Comstock’s Sallow
Feralia comstocki
Hodges #10008
Coniferous and mixed forests.
Spring.

10008 - Feralia comstocki - Comstock's Sallow

Bicolored Woodgrain

10520 - Morrisonia evicta - Bicolored Woodgrain (2)

Bicolored Woodgrain
Morrisonia evicta
Hodges #10520
Deciduous woods.
Mid-spring.

10520 - Morrisonia evicta - Bicolored Woodgrain

Lettered Sphinx

7871 - Deidamia inscripta - Lettered Sphinx (2)

Lettered Sphinx
Deidamia inscripta
Hodges #7871
Varied habitats; caterpillars feed on Virginia Creeper, Wild Grape and Peppervine.
Spring.

7871 - Deidamia inscripta - Lettered Sphinx (3)

Straight-lined Plagodis

6842 - Plagodis phlogosaria - Straight-lined Plagodis (2)

Straight-lined Plagodis
Plagodis phlogosaria
Hodges #6842
Deciduous and mixed woods.
Spring through summer.

6842 - Plagodis phlogosaria - Straight-lined Plagodis (2)

Close-banded Yellowhorn

9185 - Colocasia propinquilinea - Close-banded Yellowhorn (2)

Close-banded Yellowhorn
Colocasia propinquilinea
Hodges #9185
Deciduous and mixed woods.
Spring through summer.

Two-lined Hooktip

6252 - Drepana bilineata - Two-lined Hooktip (2)

Two-lined Hooktip
Drepana bilineata
Hodges #5252
Deciduous woods.
Spring through summer.

6252 - Drepana bilineata - Two-lined Hooktip

Mottled Gray Carpet

7637 - Cladara limitaria - Mottled Gray Carpet (3)

Mottled Gray Carpet
Cladara limitaria
Hodges #7637
Mixed woods.
Spring.
An extremely variable moth.

7637 - Cladara limitaria - Mottled Gray Carpet (5)

7637 - Cladara limitaria - Mottled Gray Carpet (2)

7637 - Cladara limitaria - Mottled Gray Carpet (2)

7637 - Cladara limitaria - Mottled Gray Carpet (6)

7637 - Cladara limitaria - Mottled Gray Carpet (4)

The Moth and Me #10

The latest edition of The Moth and Me, the blog carnival dedicated to our favourite club-less lepidopterans, has been posted at my other blog, The Marvelous in Nature.

The next The Moth and Me will be hosted by Ted at Beetles in the Bushsend him your posts by May 13th for inclusion in the next edition!

We have a host lined up for July, but June and August through November are still awaiting hosts. If you think this sounds like fun (and it is!), drop me a note at canadianowlet [at] gmail [dot] com to sign up or find out more.

Bold-based Zale

8713 - Zale lunifera - Bold-based Zale (2)

Bold-based Zale
Zale lunifera
Hodges #8713
Forest; caterpillars feed on Black Cherry and White Pine.
Spring.