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Prominent Moths
Page Last Updated: August 17 2017
2 species
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
Common Gluphisia Moth (larva) on Poplar trunk - approx. 2 cm - Humber Bay Park - September 2012
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