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

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

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

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 Macaria schatzeata - Hodges#6310

Speranza - Macaria schatzeata Itame (Speranza) schatzeata - Macaria schatzeata - male Macaria schatzeata - male Macaria schatzeata - male Macaria schatzeata Moth - Macaria schatzeata - male
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 Ennominae
Tribe Macariini
Genus Macaria
Species schatzeata (Macaria schatzeata - Hodges#6310)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Macaria schatzeata (Cassino, 1927)
Speranza schatzeata (Cassino, 1927)
Itame schatzeata Cassino, 1927
Ferguson (2008) listed the forewing length. (1)
♂ 8.5-12 mm.
♀ 10-11 mm.
Ferguson stated the adults were the largest March to April and the smallest June to September. (1)
Ferguson (2008) reported the species is limited to western Texas and southeastern New Mexico. (1)
Ferguson (2008) reported the months of March, May to October. (1)
Ferguson (2008) reported the early stages and host plants unknown. (1)
Print References
Ferguson, D.C. 2008. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 152; plate 3, figs. 42-43. (1)
Sihvonen, P. & P. Skou, 2015. Ennominae I. In: A. Hausmann (ed.): The Geometrid Moths of Europe, 5.(2)