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Prominent Moths
Page Last Updated: September 27 2017
3 species
Finned-willow Prominent (larva) - approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Notodonta
Species: Scitipennis
Family: Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Host plant is Poplar and Willow - one brood per year - also
known as Base-streaked Prominent
Unicorn Prominent - approx. 2.5 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Schizura
Species: Unicornis
Family: Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Also known as Unicorn Caterpillar Moth
Unicorn Prominent - approx. 2.5 cm - High Park - August 2017
Common Gluphisia Moth (larva) - approx. 2 cm
Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies & Moths)
Genus: Gluphisia
Species: Septentrionis
Family: Notodontidae (Prominent Moths)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Host plant is Poplar - two or more broods per year
Common Gluphisia Moth (larva) on Poplar trunk - approx. 2 cm - Humber Bay Park - September 2012
Finned-willow Prominent (larva) on Willow species - approx. 2 cm - Leslie Spit - September 2017
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Updated September 27 2017