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Showy Emerald Moth (Dichorda iridaria)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Geometridae (jee-o-MET-rid-ee) (Info)
Genus: Dichorda
Species: iridaria

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Headland, Alabama
Barling, Arkansas
Cornelia, Georgia
Halifax, Massachusetts
Glouster, Ohio

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Member Notes:

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Positive DiOhio On Jan 21, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH
(Zone 6a) wrote:

Host Plant: Staghorn Sumac and Winged Sumac.

Very unique and different-looking larvae.


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