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Genus Cyclophora

Moth I.D., please - Cyclophora packardi Moth - Cyclophora nanaria - female Is it possible to ID this Cyclophora? - Cyclophora Sweetfern Geometer - Hodges#7139 (Cyclophora pendulinaria) - Cyclophora pendulinaria Cyclophora pendulinaria Packard's Wave Moth - Cyclophora packardi Cyclophora packardi Cyclophora dataria - female
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Geometroidea (Geometrid and Swallowtail Moths)
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Sterrhinae
Tribe Cosymbiini
Genus Cyclophora
7 species in North America (
2 species in Canada (CBIF)
wingspan 21-26 mm
represented in every province and territory of Canada, plus (presumably) Alaska; in the east extends southward through the US at least as far as Georgia
adults fly from May to September
larvae feed on alder, beech, blueberry, snakeroot, sweetfern
Internet References
pinned adult images of both species occurring in Canada (CBIF)