|scientific name Cisseps fulvicollis |
common name Yellow-collared Scape Moth
Prefers open jack pine uplands in the boreal forest.
Mid July to mid August.
Superficially similar to Ctenucha virginica, but the wings are much narrower, and smaller overall.
Adults are active by day, and can often by found nectaring at goldenrod (Solidago) flowers. Also attracted to ultraviolet light.
Widespread, although not common
Grasses, lichens and Eleocharis (Handfield, 1999).
Widespread throughout most of North America, north to Ft. Smith, N.W.T.
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