The next generation of one of the most common and widespread moths in the Pacific Northwest is on its way! The adults do not feed, but caterpillars fatten up on plants in the willow family, including willows, cottonwoods, and quaking aspen. This species occurs in forest and riparian habitats across the west, from southern British Columbia and southern Alberta south to near the border with Mexico. 

Size: Adult forewing length 34 – 47 mm

Photos by: Lisa Ann Cloo on 7/7/22 in Clinton, MT