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Species Macaria argillacearia - Mousy Angle Moth - Hodges#6282

Speranza argillacearia - Macaria argillacearia
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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 Macariini
Genus Macaria
Species argillacearia (Mousy Angle Moth - Hodges#6282)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria argillacearia (Packard, 1874)
Esperando argillacearia (Packard, 1874)
Tephrina argillacearia Packard, 1874
T. modestaria Hulst, 1895
Itame argillacearia
Macaria argillacearia
forewing length:(1)
males 12-15 mm
females 11-14 mm
light mouse gray forewings with little or no markings(1)
New England states from Penobscot, Maine, east to Wisconsin and south to West Virginia; southern Quebec and Ontario. (1)
adults fly late May to late July(1)
larval host is blueberry (Vaccinium)
See Also
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. MONA Fascicle 17.2, p. 123; pl. 2.62-63.(1)