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Emerald Moth? - Synchlora aerata

Emerald Moth? - Synchlora aerata
Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, USA
May 29, 2005
Size: 1 inch
I think this is some sort of emerald moth. I can't find it in the guide though. Does someone know what this is?

Moved from Synchlora.

Given Your Location.....
.... this is probably Synchlora frondaria, but unusual perhaps for the extent to which the more typical waviness is reduced in the lines. At the other extreme the waviness can overlap that of the Southern Emerald. The abdominal markings are a good match for S. frondaria.

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