Wavy Chestnut

Location: Calgary, AB
Date: July 2,  2008

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Wavy Chestnut

Common Name:  Wavy Chestnut

Latin Name:  Autographa mappa Grote & Robinson, 1868
                        (R. Bercha, det.)

Wingspan:  35 - 40 mm

Range: Throughout Alberta

Habitat:  Open woodlands, bogs and fens

Time of year seen: June to end of August

Caterpillar's Diet:  Nettles and Blueberry

Other:  An uncommon species found across Canada in wooded areas.


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