Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Species Entephria multivagata - Hodges#7301

Entephria multivulgata ? - Entephria multivagata Entephria sp. maybe - Entephria multivagata Entephria multivagata - Hodges #7301 - Entephria multivagata Entephira multivagata - Entephria multivagata Moth    - Entephria multivagata Entephria multivagata Entephria multivagata Entephria multivagata
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
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 Larentiinae
Tribe Hydriomenini
Genus Entephria
Species multivagata (Entephria multivagata - Hodges#7301)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Entephria multivagata (Hulst, 1881)
Scotosia multivagata Hulst, 1881
Hulst (1881) reported the wingspan as 1.5" (38.1 mm.).
Powell & Opler (2009) reported the forewing length as 17-20 mm. (1)
Western Alberta to southern British Columbia, Oregon, south to Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona. (1)
The adults are most common from June to early October. (1)
The larval host plant is Picea glauca (white spruce) and most likely other spruce species because Picea glauca does not occur in all of this moths range (1)
See Also
Other Entephria species are similar.

Print References
Hulst, G.D., 1881. Descriptions of some new species of Geometridae. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 4(1): 27.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, p. 225, pl. 32.13. (1)