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Photo#956849
Euchlaena irraria  - Euchlaena irraria - male

Euchlaena irraria - Euchlaena irraria - Male
Echo Valley Provincial Park, Saskatchewan, Canada
July 4, 2014
Size: about 1" wingspan
found in a washroom at the "Hole in Wall" group campground at Echo.

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Euchlaena
Hi Fran - Yes, this looks to be a Geometrid moth. Appears likely to be Euchlaena. I don't know your area but I see a pretty good match for Euchlaena irraria at this site: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=6739 and the map suggests it gets up your way...

 
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Thank you, John; I agree on the match, looking at all the details, and your link is a help. Excellent! I cleaned up the image to a more correct colouration and crop.

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