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Species Euchlaena serrata - Saw-wing - Hodges#6724

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Classification
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 Ennominae
Tribe Angeronini
Genus Euchlaena
Species serrata (Saw-wing - Hodges#6724)
Hodges Number
6724
Size
wingspan 40-47 mm
Identification
similar to other Euchlaena species in shape and size but outer third of both wings reddish-brown, inner two-thirds light yellow
Range
eastern North America
Season
adults fly in June and July, with outliers from April to September
Food
larvae feed on apple, maple, and blueberry
Internet References
pinned adult image plus common name reference, description, distribution, larval foodplants (Gerald Fauske, Moths of North Dakota)
flight season plus common name reference, larval foodplants (Ohio State U.)
outlier flight dates and distribution in North Carolina (North Carolina State Parks)
live adult image (Lynn Scott, Ontario)
range map plus live and pinned adult images (Moth Photographers Group)
collection site map plus pinned adult images and specimen info (BOLD - Barcode of Life Data Systems)