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Melanolophia canadaria

Wikipedia Abstract

The Canadian Melanolophia (Melanolophia canadaria) is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found from Florida to Nova Scotia, west to Saskatchewan and south to Texas.The wingspan is 30–36 mm. Adults have dark brown or brown mottled wings. They are on wing from March to September in two generations per year.The larvae feed on the leaves of Betula, Ulmus, Acer, Quercus, Pinus and Prunus species.
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Prey / Diet

Abies balsamea (Canadian fir)[1]
Acer negundo (box elder)[1]
Acer rubrum (red maple)[1]
Acer saccharum (sugar maple)[1]
Alnus incana (gray alder)[1]
Betula alleghaniensis (yellow birch)[1]
Betula papyrifera (mountain paper birch)[1]
Cornus alternifolia (alternate-leaf dogwood)[1]
Fagus grandifolia (American beech)[1]
Fraxinus americana (white ash)[1]
Fraxinus pennsylvanica (green ash)[1]
Larix laricina (tamarack)[1]
Tilia henryana (Henry's Lime)[2]



Attributes / relations provided by
1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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