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Macromoths of Northwest Forests and Woodlands

Euthyatira lorata [Thyatiridae]

JPG-Euthyatira lorata

Wingspan 4.4 cm. Forewing is gray with black markings and white basal, median, and apical patches; hindwing is brown with faint dark bands. This thyatirid is common in wet coastal forests. Moths fly in spring to early summer. Caterpillars feed on the foliage of dogwood (Cornus).

Similar species: Euthyatira pudens forewing with pink basal, median, and apical patches, occurs in wet forests of the Rocky Mountain region.

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