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Large Maple Spanworm or Juniper Geometer? - Eusarca packardaria

Large Maple Spanworm or Juniper Geometer? - Eusarca packardaria
Fort Bragg, Cumberland County, North Carolina, USA
June 14, 2005

Moved
Moved from Eusarca, since this image is on MPG's packardaria page (though still as a tentative ID).

OK, I've seen it......
....for three days now. Still scratching my head and coming up with dandruff. Frassing it is too easy :-) It's more likely a Geometer than my first thought, that catch-all of never-before-seen Southern spreadwing moths - 8574 - Velvetbean Caterpillar Moth - Anticarsia gemmatalis. If I absolutely had to pick a genus I think it would be Eusarca. James Adams has a specimen photo (also at MPG) of 6936 - Eusarca packardaria, and I kind of like that better than E. fundaria. Maybe Eusarca sp. is the best for now. [You mean things might improve later?]

spanworm
large maple spanworm? I don't think so. They don't match any I have. The markings are wrong, as is the shape of the hindwing. I am probably way over thinking this, but I come up with Eusarca fundaria. I hope someone can tell me if I am close or not.

 
Thanks
I'll leave it in the ID section until Bob sees it.

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