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Species Horisme intestinata - Brown Bark Carpet - Hodges#7445

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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 Larentiinae
Tribe Eupitheciini
Genus Horisme
Species intestinata (Brown Bark Carpet - Hodges#7445)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Horisme intestinata (Guenée, [1858])
Phibalapteryx intestinata Guenee, 1857
wingspan 21-32 mm
wings yellowish-brown with many wavy dark gray to black lines; forewing PM line deeply scalloped; discal spots small, blackish; black basal bar on hindwing aligns with black bar across base of abdomen
[adapted from description by Charles Covell]
Heppner (2003) reported the range to include Quebec to Florida; British Columbia to Texas. (1)
The range appears to be coast to coast in United States and Canada. (2)
adults fly from April/May to September/October
larvae are known to feed on garden clematis (A.W. Thomas)
Life Cycle
two generations per year
Internet References
live adult image (Lynn Scott, Ontario)
adult images (Larry Line, Maryland)
live larva image (A.W. Thomas, New Brunswick)