|scientific name Grammia speciosa |
Primarily a boreal forest species, can also be found in bogs and fens.
Early to mid July.
The hindwing is orange-yellow with varying amounts of black. Similar to G. obliterata, but speciosa has fine white lines along the veins of the forewing and lacks the white transverse bands that is on G. obliterata.
No information available.
Locally common in bogs and fens, however it is rare in the prairie grasslands.
Probably a wide variety of forbs. Larvae can be reared on Plantain (Plantago) and dandelion (Taraxacum) (Gibson, 1901).
Yukon to Newfoundland, south to New Jersey and to Colorado and New Mexico in the west.
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