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Species Macaria evagaria - Drab Angle Moth - Hodges#6278

Macaria andersoni - Hodges #6280 - Macaria evagaria - male Drab Angle Moth - Macaria evagaria - male Drab Angle - Macaria evagaria Drab Angle - Macaria evagaria Drab Angle - Macaria evagaria
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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 evagaria (Drab Angle Moth - Hodges#6278)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria evagaria (Hulst, 1900)
Speranza evagaria (Heulst, 1900)
Cymatophora evagaria Hulst, 1900
There are more than 50 named species of Macaria in America north of Mexico.(1)
Forewing length:(2)
males 14-22 mm.
females 12-15 mm.
Hulst (1900) original description: 106
Montana and Colorado to Ohio and New York north to Ontario, Quebec.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some collection locations and dates.
The main flight period appears to be May through July. (1)
Larvae have been raised on Ribes hirtellum Michx. (gooseberry). (2)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C., 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. p. 124; pl. 2.64-67.(2)
Hulst, G.D. 1900. Some new species of Geometridae. The Canadaian. Entomologist. 32(4), p. 106.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.