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Species Heliomata cycladata - Common Spring Moth - Hodges#6261

Un-IDed Moth - Heliomata cycladata Common Spring Moth - Hodges #6261 (Heliomata cycladata) - Heliomata cycladata Moth 39 - Heliomata cycladata Heliomata  - Heliomata cycladata - male - female Lepidoptera spp - Heliomata cycladata Common Spring Moth - Hodges#6261 - Heliomata cycladata common spring moth - Heliomata cycladata 1-2 inch long black insect (fly?) appears to have two wings and large rectangular white spots on wings - Heliomata cycladata
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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 Heliomata
Species cycladata (Common Spring Moth - Hodges#6261)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Heliomata cycladata Grote & Robinson, 1866
Heliomata fulliola Barnes & McDunnough, 1917
formerly in tribe Abraxini (1)
wingspan about 20 mm (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Most records are from March through July. (2)
Larvae feed on black locust and honey locust
See Also
Heliomata infulata
Print References
Ferguson, D.C. 2008. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae (part: Abaxini, Cassymini, Macariini). p. 51; pl. 1.31-32 (1)
Works Cited
1.The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 17.2, Geometroidea, Geometridae, Ennominae.
Douglas C. Ferguson . 2008. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group