Butterflies and Moths of Southern Vancouver Island--Jeremy B. Tatum



Protoboarmia porcelaria

Porcelain Grey


This species is widespread across most of North America. Its caterpillar has been recorded on many trees and shrubs, both coniferous and broad-leaved. Winter is spent as a caterpillar. This individual was found in May feeding on the shrub Ceanothus thyrsiflora. The moth emerged in the last week of July.

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