|scientific name Spilosoma congrua |
Found primarily in open jack pine woods.
The limited records available for this species suggest a flight period from early to mid June.
Spilosoma congrua is usually immaculate or nearly immaculate. A black spot is sometimes visible in the median area of the forewing. It is distinguishable from other Spilosoma by the white abdomen and lack of wing markings. Spilosoma congrua is also similar to Hyphantrea cunea, but congrua has a more robust body and the forewing apex is less pointed.
No information available.
This species is rare in Alberta.
Probably a variety of low-growing plants, although Handfield (1999) states this species has been found boring in mushrooms!
Primarily a species of eastern North America, and at its western range edge in Alberta.
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