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Range: Southern Canada to Mexico
Flight Period: July-October
Larval Host Plants: lichens
Type Locality: New England, New York, Maryland, Virginia and 'Carolina'
Similar Species: There are five species of Lycomorpha in the U.S.
Photo: Lycomorpha pholus - Ed Knudson
Possible Mimicry Complex: Elderberry Borer - Desmocerus palliatus - BugGuide.Net
Biography: Dru Drury - Wikipedia
Dyar, H.G. 1902. A list of the North American Lepidoptera and key to the literature of this order of insects. Smithsonian Institution. Government Printing Office. Bull. No. 52. xix + 723 pp.
Drury, D. 1773. Illustrations of Natural History; wherein are exhibited upwards of two hundred and forty figures of exotic insects according to their genera. London, Printed for the author and sold by B. White, Vol. 2, 90 pp. 220 figs., 50 pls.
Holland, W.J. 1903. The Moth Book: A Popular Guide to a Knowledge of the Moths of North America. Doubleday, Page, & Co., N.Y. xxiv + 479 pp.
Packard, A.S. 1872. Report, Peabody Academy of Sciences 4: 84.
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