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Greenish Moth - Synchlora aerata - male

Greenish Moth - Synchlora aerata - Male
Newton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
August 14, 2008
Size: 7 mm (body)
On the outside of a glass door at dusk.

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Greenish Moth - Synchlora aerata - male Greenish Moth (bottom view) - Synchlora aerata - male

One of
the geometrids. Wavy lined emerald maybe? Not too good with these.

 
It has the stance of the Bad-Wing - Dyspteris abortivaria
images in the guide here

 
I would go with a Wavy Lined
I would go with a Wavy Lined Emerald, also the front wing (forewing?) isn't as long as a Badwing's.

But that's just my 2 cents.

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