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scientific name    Hyphantria cunea    

common name     Fall Webworm

habitat
Shrubby areas in the eastern and southern prairie ecoregion of Alberta.

seasonality
June.

identification
Hyphantrea cunea is very similar to Spilosoma congrua, which is usually immaculate or nearly immaculate. Spilosoma congrua has a more robust body and the forewing apex is less pointed.

diet info
An extremely polyphagous species, recorded primarily from trees and shrubs.

range
Occurs across most of the U.S. and southern Canada, although absent from central and western Alberta and south-eastern B.C.

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http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=222



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