Animalia > Arthropoda > Insecta > Lepidoptera > Geometroidea > Geometridae > Nepytia > Nepytia canosaria

Nepytia canosaria (false hemlock looper)

Wikipedia Abstract

The False Hemlock Looper (Nepytia canosaria) is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found from Northeastern Alberta east to Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, south through New England.The wingspan is about 30 mm. The moth flies from August to September depending on the location.The larva feed on Balsam fir, Eastern hemlock, Spruces and occasionally other Conifer species.
View Wikipedia Record: Nepytia canosaria

Prey / Diet

Abies balsamea (Canadian fir)[1]
Betula papyrifera (mountain paper birch)[1]
Larix laricina (tamarack)[1]
Picea abies (Norway spruce)[1]
Picea engelmannii (Engelmann spruce)[1]
Picea glauca (Canadian spruce)[1]
Picea mariana (Black spruce)[1]
Picea rubens (Eastern spruce)[1]
Pinus banksiana (Hudson Bay pine)[1]
Pinus resinosa (Norway pine)[1]
Pinus strobus (Eastern white pine)[1]
Pinus sylvestris (Scots pine)[1]
Pseudotsuga menziesii (Douglas fir)[1]
Thuja occidentalis (Eastern White-cedar)[1]
Tsuga canadensis (Canada hemlock)[1]
Tsuga heterophylla (Pacific hemlock)[1]



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
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access