|scientific name Hyphantria cunea |
common name Fall Webworm
Shrubby areas in the eastern and southern prairie ecoregion of Alberta.
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.
An extremely polyphagous species, recorded primarily from trees and shrubs.
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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