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Geometridae moth larva on Sweetleaf, (Symplocos tinctoria) Savannah, Chatham Co, Ga, 4/16/2011 - Cleora sublunaria

Geometridae moth larva on Sweetleaf, (Symplocos tinctoria) Savannah, Chatham Co, Ga, 4/16/2011 - Cleora sublunaria
Wormsloe State Historic Site, Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
April 16, 2011
This Geometridae family moth discovered on Sweetleaf, Symplocos tinctoria

Moved
Moved from Geometrid Moths.

 
John and Jane- thank you for
John and Jane- thank you for the ID, "Cleora sublunaria". This April/May, 2012 while serching out the Kings Hairstrike, (Satyrium kingi) on its host-plant Sweetleaf, (Symplocos tinctoria) I will be also on the lookout for this Geometridae moth larvae.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

couple that have those black spots down the back
are Cleora sublunaria and Paleacrita vernata. Check those out while we keep looking.

 
Probably Cleora sublunaria
It looks like a mid instar that will change a bit, but the spots are identical to the picture in Wagner page 155.

 
Tom- thank you for your ident
Tom- thank you for your identification of this Geometridae moth species, as "Cleora sublunaria"

 
John and Jane- thank you for
John and Jane- thank you for your information. I will check the two species out. There appear to be many adult images of the both species- I have as yet to locate a larvae image of either.

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