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Species Metanema determinata - Dark Metanema - Hodges#6820

Dark Metanema, with ant - Metanema determinata Metanema determinata (Dark Metanema) #6820 - Metanema determinata - female Ennominae 6820   - Metanema determinata - male Dark Metanema - Hodges#6820 (Metanema determinata) Photo#430762 - Metanema determinata - male Geometridae: Metanema determinata - Metanema determinata - female Geometridae: Metanema determinata - Metanema determinata - female Metanema determinata Metanema determinata
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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 Anagogini
Genus Metanema
Species determinata (Dark Metanema - Hodges#6820)
Hodges Number
6820
Size
2.4-3 cm wingspan (1)
Identification
Similar to pale metanema, but darker gray. Black discal spots are smaller or none. (1)
Range
Newfoundland to New Jersey and Kentucky, west across Canada and south to Missouri. (1)
Season
May-August (1)
Food
Ash, aspen, and willows (1)
Works Cited
1.Field Guide to Moths of Eastern North America
Charles V. Covell, Jr. 2005.