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scientific name    Adoxophyes negundana    

habitat
Rich river valleys and towns with Manitoba Maple.

seasonality
June to September.

identification
The forewing is straw yellow with fine brown reticulation throughout. An irregular brown median band and apical patch are both edged in darker brown. The male has a distinct costal fold on the forewing. The hindwing is pure white. The eastern A. furcatana (Walker 1863) is paler but only reliably separated by looking at genitalic differences.

conservation
Probably of no concern.

diet info
Manitoba Maple (Acer negundo) (Freeman 1958)

range
Ontario to Alberta south to Utah and Florida (Freeman 1958).

quick link
http://entomology.museums.ualberta.ca/searching_species_details.php?s=24308



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Tori Staples (2013-11-13)
Greetings. Thanks for making information about Adoxophyes negundana available online. I would like to know, from where was this "identification" information obtained?

Danny Shpeley (2013-11-15)
The author of the species page would have based his identification on the two available specimens.

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