Western Furcula Moth Furcula occidentalis (Lintner, 1878)    Synonyms: Hodges #7939.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Notodontidae   >   Genus Furcula   

Status:

"A northern species dipping into MD via the higher Appalachians" (Glaser, 2005).

Relationships:

Larval host plants are primarily willows but also aspens and poplars (Miller et al., 2018).

There are 5 records in the project database.

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A Western Furcula Moth collected in Garrett Co., Maryland (7/25/). Photo by John Glaser. (MBP list)

A Western Furcula Moth in Nipissing District, Ontario (7/10/2015). Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)


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