Redmarked Tentmaker

Location: Gunn, AB
Date: July 25, 2007

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Redmarked Tentmaker

Common Name:  Redmarked Tentmaker

Latin Name:  Clostera apicalis Walker, 1855
                        (G. Anweiler det.)

Wingspan:  31 mm

Range: Southern 2/3 of Alberta

Habitat:  Various

Time of year seen: May to August

Caterpillar's Diet:  Willow, poplar and birch

Other: A common and widely distributed species in Western North America. (Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center - 

Photo courtesy B. Oswald 2007.

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