mothguide.com Iridopsis vellivolata
(Large Purplish Gray)
Distinctive purplish cast to medium gray wings. Shading is warm red-brown.
Line pattern resembles that of
, but coloration is very different.
may also have a purplish cast, but it is considerably smaller and has a different line pattern.
Reilly pers obs
Rindge FH. 1966. A revision of the moth genus Anacamptodes (Lepidoptera, Geometridae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 132 (3): 177-243.
McGuffin WC. 1977. Guide to the Geometridae of Canada (Lepidoptera) II. Subfamily Ennominae. 2. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada 101: 1-125.
Morris RF. 1980. Butterflies and moths of Newfoundland and Labrador: The macrolepidoptera. Agriculture Canada Publication 1691. 407pp.