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scientific name    Grammia phyllira    

habitat
In Alberta, this species is restricted to prairie sand dune habitat.

seasonality
The peak flight period is probably mid to late July.

identification
Similar to G. parthenice, G. phyllira has a less robust body, deeper pink shade of the hindwing, and the antemedial forewing band is vertical (perpendicular to the anal margin), not perpendicular to the costa as in parthenice.

life history
No information available.

diet info
Reported from various low-growing plants in eastern North America.

range
Quebec west to Alberta, south to Colorado.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=245



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