Aethalura intertexta
Aethalura intertexta  (Four-barred Gray)
Field Marks

Note four lines on FW beginning in prominent dark bars at the costa. The outermost bar may be less distinct.


This moth is noticeably smaller than the porcelain gray (Protoboarmia porcelaria).


Distribution pattern: Eastern

Aethalura intertexta
McGuffin 1977
Reilly pers obs
Cornell University

Life History

This is a rather uncommon moth, not very much is known about it.

Host Plants

Birch, Alder

Similar Species

Protoboarmia porcelaria


McGuffin WC. 1977. Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) II. Subfamily Ennominae. 2. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 101: 1-125.