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Species Plagodis fervidaria - Fervid Plagodis - Hodges#6843

Fervid Plagodis - Plagodis fervidaria Unknown Moth - Plagodis fervidaria Fervid Plagodis - Plagodis fervidaria 6843 – Plagodis fervidaria? - Plagodis fervidaria Plagodis fervidaria  - Plagodis fervidaria Lepidoptera - Plagodis fervidaria - female Plagodis fervidaria - Fervid Plagodis - Plagodis fervidaria Moth with burnt lines - Plagodis fervidaria - male
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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 Plagodis
Species fervidaria (Fervid Plagodis - Hodges#6843)
Hodges Number
Wingspan 2.3-3.1 cm
Wings yellow. Variable streaking with brood (spring or summer).
Eastern North America
Deciduous forests
April-September (two broods)
Life Cycle
Larvae feed on deciduous and other trees, such as ashes, maples, spruce.
These distinctive moths do not look like most other geometers.
Print References
Covell, p. 368, plate 53 #3 (1)
Internet References
Moths of Canda--configured to show several species in genus
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.