Oval-based Prominent Moth Peridea basitriens (Walker, 1855)    Synonyms: Hodges #7919.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Notodontidae   >   Genus Peridea   


"Commonly taken in western Maryland, mostly in wetlands. Apparently absent eastward" (Glaser, 2005).


Larval host plant is Sugar Maple (Miller et al., 2018).

There are 11 records in the project database.

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An Oval-based Prominent Moth in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/12/2014). (c) Hans Holbrook, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

An Oval-based Prominent Moth in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/29/2022). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

An Oval-based Prominent Moth collected in western Maryland. Photo by John Glaser. (MBP list)

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