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Species Macaria bicolorata - Bicolored Angle Moth - Hodges#6341

Bicolored Angle Moth - Macaria bicolorata Macaria bicolorata Bicolored Angle Moth - Dorsal - Macaria bicolorata Geometrid - Macaria bicolorata Macaria bicolorata 6341 Bicolored Angle Moth or related species - Macaria bicolorata Macaria bicolorata (Bicolored Angle) - Macaria bicolorata 3/29/18 moth - Macaria bicolorata
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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 Macariini
Genus Macaria
Species bicolorata (Bicolored Angle Moth - Hodges#6341)
Hodges Number
wingspan 30 mm
Covell states (1): "wings powdery, yellowish tan to postmedian line, evenly darker beyond pm. line on all wings."
Eastern North America: New York to Florida and westward. Also in Eurasia?
Pine and mixed pine/deciduous forests
May-August, likely earlier farther south (April)
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on pines.
See Also
Other Angles
Print References
Covell, p. 349--description (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographer's Group - range map, photos of living and pinned adults.
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.