Chickweed Geometer (Haematopis grataria)
|Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info) |
Family: Geometridae (jee-o-MET-rid-ee) (Info)
This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Loch Lynn Heights, Maryland
Fruit Hill, Ohio
Halfway House, Pennsylvania
Fifth Street, Texas
|By melody |
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|Positive ||melody ||On Jul 24, 2006, melody from Benton, KY
(Zone 7a) wrote:
This small moth is easily identified by the unique pink stripes and spots.
The caterpillar feeds mainly on chickweed, knotweed and smartweed..three of the most annoying garden weeds.
The male moth is identified by the feathery antennae, while the female has plain antennae.
|Positive ||DiOhio ||On Jan 29, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH
(Zone 6a) wrote:
Other host plants for this moth are clovers and other low plants.
It often flies in fields during the day.
Timer: 5.93 jiffies (0.059305191040039).