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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides [Thyatiridae]

JPG-Pseudothyatira cymatophoroides

Wingspan 4.2 cm. Forewing is angular, pale gray-brown with narrow dentate basal, postmedian, and submarginal lines, some moths with a black basal band and subanal spot. This thyatirid is abundant in wet coastal forests. Moths fly from late spring to late summer. Caterpillars are generalist feeders on the foliage of flowering shrubs, often found on species of Rubus.

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