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Species Cyclophora myrtaria - Waxmyrtle Wave Moth - Hodges#7137

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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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Cosymbiini
Genus Cyclophora
Species myrtaria (Waxmyrtle Wave Moth - Hodges#7137)
Hodges Number
7137
Other Common Names
Myrtaria Wave Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cyclophora myrtaria (Guenée, 1858)
Food
Southern Wax Myrtle (Myrica cerifera) and presumably other members of the genus. Also reported to have been successfully reared on oak (1).
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.