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Species Scopula cacuminaria - Frosted Tan Wave Moth - Hodges#7157

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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 Sterrhinae
Tribe Scopulini
Genus Scopula
Species cacuminaria (Frosted Tan Wave Moth - Hodges#7157)
Hodges Number
7157
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scopula cacuminaria (Morrison, 1874)
Acidalia cacuminaria Morrison, 1874
Acidalia cacuminata Packard, 1876
Phylogenetic Sequence # 910565
Size
wingspan ≈18–23mm (1)
Identification
Range
widespread in NA (2)(3)
Food
Lettuce, dandelion and probably other Asteraceae (U of Alberta Entomology Collection)
See Also
Check the shape of the PM lines and also the shape of the hind margins of the hind-wings to separate the Single-dotted Wave, Idaea dimidiata.


In the south-eastern range, check out Scopula aemulata. The PM lines are not smoothly curved. The hind margins of the hind-wings are not pointed.
Print References
Covell, p. 377, plate 47 #3 (4)