Obtuse Euchlaena (Euchlaena obtusaria)

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

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Barling, Arkansas
Benton, Kentucky
Oakland, Maryland
Glouster, Ohio

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On Jul 10, 2007, melody from Benton, KY (Zone 7a) wrote:

While the larvae feed on some decorative plants, I've never seen them in great enough numbers to cause any real damage.

Found throughout the Eastern half of the US and Canada, adults fly from April through Sept.

They are commonly found in mixed deciduous forest areas.

Neutral

On Jan 22, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

Host Plant: Rose and impatiens.