Cranberry Girdler
Location: Calgary, AB
Date: Jun. 14, 2006
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Cranberry Girdler

Common Name:  Cranberry Girdler or
                               Topiary Grass-veneer Moth

Latin Name:  Chrysoteuchia topiaria Zeller, 1866
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Wingspan:  17 - 22 mm

Range: Aspen parkland and prairie areas

Habitat:  Grasslands

Time of year seen: Late June to early August
                                   (Additional Sightings)

Caterpillar's Diet: Grasses and cranberry



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