ⓘ Pyreferra ceromatica


ⓘ Anointed sallow moth

Pyreferra ceromatica, the anointed sallow moth, is a species of moth native to North America. In the US state of Connecticut it is listed as a species of special concern and is believed to be extirpated. It was described by Augustus Radcliffe Grote in 1874.


1. Larval foods

Larvae of extinct northern populations ate mostly, probably virtually entirely, witch-hazel Hamamelis. Southern extant populations are associated with witch hazel as well, but some might use Fothergilla.