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Species Erastria cruentaria - Thin-Lined Erastria - Hodges#6705

Thin-Lined Erastria  - 6705 - Dorsal - Erastria cruentaria - male Thin-Lined Erastria - 6705 - Dorsal - Erastria cruentaria Thin-Lined Erastria  - Erastria cruentaria - female light brown moth on litter - Erastria cruentaria - male Erastria cruentaria - Thin-Lined Erastria - Hodges#6705 - Erastria cruentaria - female Thin-Lined Erastria moth  - Erastria cruentaria - male wood grain - Erastria cruentaria Moth - Erastria cruentaria - female
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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 Caberini
Genus Erastria
Species cruentaria (Thin-Lined Erastria - Hodges#6705)
Hodges Number
6705
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Erastria cruentaria (Hübner, [1799])
Geometra cruentaria Hubner, [1796]
Size
Wingspan 27-37 mm. (1)
Identification
Spring form is marked with two black spots.

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summer form
Range
Eastern North America. (2), (3), (1), (4)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Season
The flight period is February to September. (1)
Food
Rattan Vine (Berchemia scandens).
Life Cycle
Two broods in southern areas.
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