Spring Cankerworm Moth Paleacrita vernata (Peck, 1795)  Synonyms: Hodges #6662.

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This eastern U.S. species emerges early in the season, flying from February through May in our area.

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Larvae feed on a variety of deciduous trees and shrubs.

There are 30 records in the project database.

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A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (3/8/2016). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A male Spring Cankerworm Moth found by students at Jemicy School in Baltimore Co., Maryland (3/9/2014). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (3/5/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (2/19/2017). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (3/10/2016). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2/24/2014). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (3/22/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (2/25/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (2/23/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (12/13/2015). Verified by Paul Dennehy/BugGuide. Photo by Jesse Christopherson. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (1/7/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (2/23/2017). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland. Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (5/25/2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (3/3/2004). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Spring Cankerworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (2/28/2011). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)


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