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Species Macaria bicolorata - Bicolored Angle Moth - Hodges#6341

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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 Ennominae
Tribe Macariini
Genus Macaria
Species bicolorata (Bicolored Angle Moth - Hodges#6341)
Hodges Number
6341
Size
wingspan 30 mm
Identification
Covell states (1): "wings powdery, yellowish tan to postmedian line, evenly darker beyond pm. line on all wings."
Range
Eastern North America: New York to Florida and westward. Also in Eurasia?
Habitat
Pine and mixed pine/deciduous forests
Season
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.
USDA--caterpillar
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.