Small Phoenix
Location: Sheep River Station, AB
Date: June 22, 2008
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Small Phoenix

Common Name:  Small Phoenix

Latin Name:  Ecliptopera silaceata Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775
                        (R. Bercha, det., confirmed by G. Anweiler)

Wingspan:  23 - 27 mm

Range: Alberta

Habitat: Woodlands

Time of year seen: Late May to August

Caterpillar's Diet: Willow-herb and impatiens



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