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Species Eupithecia ravocostaliata - Tawny Eupithecia - Hodges#7605

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Eupithecia
Species ravocostaliata (Tawny Eupithecia - Hodges#7605)
Hodges Number
7605
Size
wingspan about 20 mm, based on Moth Photographers Group specimen
Food
Usually willow, but also recorded from alder, birch, cascara, cherry, poplar and viburnum (1)
Internet References
pg 206 here Geometroid Caterpillars, Wagner, et al
Works Cited
1.Geometroid Caterpillars of Northeastern and Appalachian Forests
Wagner, David; Ferguson, Douglas; McCabe, Timothy; Reardon, Richard. 2001. Forest Service, US Dept of Agriculture.