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scientific name    Argyrotaenia repertana    

habitat
Unknown, possibly wet boreal habitats.

seasonality
Mid May to June (Freeman 1958).

identification
The forewing is greyish orange with darker reticulations. Broad slanted brown bands are present in the median and upper postmedian areas, along with a basal patch that is normally less distinct. The hindwing is greyish to brownish white. The head and thorax is concolourous with the forewing and the abdomen is light greyish brown. This species could be confused with the much more common A. velutinana, however A. repertana is considerably larger and has a paler hindwing.

conservation
Unknown, rarely collected.

diet info
One specimen has been reared on Aralia sp.

range
From Alberta to Nova Scotia south to Massachusetts.

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=27644



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