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scientific name    Digrammia mellistrigata    

common name     Honey-streak Granite

Wooded and shrubby areas.

Late May to late August, peaking in late June.

Ground colour uniform grey, occasionally with some speckling, particularly on the hindwing. The forewing AM and PM lines are honey brown and bordered by a paler brown line.The uniform and relatively straight AM line, broken near the costa and recurving towards the wing base, will distinguish mellistrigata from the similar D. neptaria.

life history
McGuffin (1972) describes the immature stages; the pupa overwinters. Adults come to light.

Not of concern.

diet info
Larvae feed on willows (Salix spp.) (McGuffin 1972).

Across southern Canada from Nova Scotia to Alberta. Widespread in southern Alberta, north to Edmonton. McGuffin 1972).

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