Euthyatira pudens – Dogwood Thyatirid

Hodges # 6240

Caterpillar foods: usually Flowering Dogwood, sometimes oaks or other plants (Bugguide)

This species has two color forms – the ‘normal’ form, which I see most of the time, and ‘pennsylvanica’, which is grayer, with pink and dark gray accents.

4/17/2015

Euthyatira pudens 4-17-15 1

 

4/17/2015

Euthyatira pudens 4-17-15 2

 

5/9/2015

Euthyatira pudens 5-9-15 1

 

4/15/2016

Euthyatira pudens 4-15-16 2

 

4/15/2016  ‘pennsylvanica’ color form

Euthyatira pudens 4-15-16 1

 

4/16/2017  form “pennsylvanica”

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