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Species Aethalura intertexta - Four-barred Gray - Hodges#6570

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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 Ennominae
Tribe Boarmiini
Genus Aethalura
Species intertexta (Four-barred Gray - Hodges#6570)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aethalura intertexta (Walker, 1860)
wingspan about 25 mm, based on Moth Photographers Group specimen
Adults: The lines may be thick or partly missing:

widespread in eastern NA, across Canada and parts of the pacific northwest (1)
Life Cycle
Larva; Adult male:
See Also
Porcelain Gray Moth - Protoboarmia porcelaria