Virginia Ctenucha
Location: Rochester, AB
Date: June 17, 2007
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Virginia Ctenucha Moth

Common Name:  Virginia Ctenucha

Latin Name:  Ctenucha virginica (Esper, 1794)
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Wingspan:  40 to 64 mm

Range: Non-prairie areas of Alberta

Habitat: Boreal and aspen parkland

Time of year seen: Mid May to July

Caterpillar's Diet: Grasses, irises and sedges


Photo courtesy M. Van de Pitte 2007.

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