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

Status:

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

Relationships:

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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