Geometrid moths (sps # 6259-7648)

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Geometrids 

While at rest, geometers rest with their wings held flat to the surface on which they are resting and have long thin abdomens. Many species appear to look like butterflies. They are typically nocturnal, males with hairy antennae and females without hairs on antannae. Many Geometrids are highly variable in their wing pastterns. Many species are very cryptic and heavily camouflaged with wavy wing patterns. They are also very delicate and if handled, quickly loose their scales and wings tear quite easily. Larvae are known as "inch-worms"

 

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Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

40mm

6259 - Ametris nitocris

36mm

6260– Almodes terraria

22mm

6332 – Psamatodes abydata,

Dot-lined Angle Moth

21mm

6335 – Macaria aequiferaria​,

Woody Angle-winded Moth

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

27mm

6583– Iridopsis ephyraria, Pale-winged Gray

30mm

6336 – Macaria distribuaria​

Southern Chocolate Angle-moth

30mm

6590 – Anavitrinella pampinaria

33mm

6616 – Melanochroia chephise​,

White-tipped Black Moth

28mm

6671 – Phrygionis paradoxata,

Jeweled Satyr Moth

32mm

6762.3 – Pero lastima​

55mm

6967a – Oxydia vesulia transpondens,

Spurge Spanworm Moth (M)

55mm

6967a – Oxydia vesulia transpondens,

Spurge Spanworm Moth  (F)

50mm

6969 – Oxydia gueneei

21mm

6975 – Patalene epionata​

40mm

6994 – Sericoptera virginaria​

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

25mm

7033– Nemoria lixaria,

Red Boardered Emerald Moth 

13mm

7061 – Synchloria herbaria​

13mm

7086 – Eumacrodes yponomeutaria

12mm

7106 – Idaea insulensis​

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

14mm

7119 – Idaea micropterata

17mm

7132 – Pleuroprucha insulsaria,

Common Tan Wave

21mm

7138 – Cyclophora benjamini​

13mm

7150 – Scopula eburneata​

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

15mm

7173– Leptostales pannaria, Pannaria Wave Moth

34mm

7299 – Pterocypha defensata​

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

15mm

22mm

6699– Numia terebintharia

35mm

6800 – Sphacelodes vulneraria​ (M)

50mm

6967a – Oxydia vesulia transpondens,

Spurge Spanworm Moth (M)

54mm

6968 – Oxydia cubana​,

Cuban Spanworm Moth

50mm

6970 – Oxydia nimbata​  ???

40mm

6986– Nepheloleuca floridata

40mm

6994 – Sericoptera virginaria​

15mm

7059 – Synchloria frondaria​,

 Southern Emerald Moth

15mm

7064 – Synchlora cupedinaria​

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

17mm

7097– Lobocleta plemyraria,

Straight-lined Wave Moth

10mm

7107 – Idaea pervertipennis

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

16mm

7121– Idaea ostentaria

15mm

7133 – Pleuroprucha asthenaria,

Asthene Wave Moth

22mm

7144 – Semaeopus caecaria 

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

15mm

7151– Scopula aemulata

14mm

7175 – Leptostales hepaticaria

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

23mm

7416 - Costaconvexa (orthonama) centrostrigaria

20mm

Cyclomia sp. undescribed 

Photo by:

Jim Troubridge

22mm

6334– Macaria carpo

27mm

6341 – Macaria bicolorata​,

Bicolored Anglemoth

55mm

6601– Epimecis matronaria

30mm

6670 – Phrygionis auriferaria,

Golden-winged Palyas Moth

28mm

6746 - Stenaspilatodes antidiscaria

37mm

6801 – Sphacelodes halitiaria (m)

54mm

6967a – Oxydia vesulia transpondens,

Spurge Spanworm Moth (M)

55mm

6968 – Oxydia cubana​,

Cuban Spanworm Moth

25mm

6974– Patalene olyzonari,

Juniper Geometer Moth

40mm

6994 – Sericoptera virginaria​

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

20mm

7029– Nemoria elfa,

Cypress Emerald Moth

19mm

7060 – Synchloria xysteraria

16mm

7077 – Chloropteryx paularia​

17mm

10mm

Eupithecia sps...

Photo by:

Jim Vargo

15mm

7122 – Idaea tactura,

Dot-lined Wave

25mm

7137 – Cyclophora myrtaria​,

Waxmyrtle Wave Moth

15mm

7149– Scopula lautaria,

Small Frosted Wave Moth

18mm

7156 – Scopula umbilicata​

15mm

7177 – Leptostales laevitaria, Raspberry Wave Moth

27mm

7417 – Disclisioprocta stellata 

7474 - Eupithecia miserulata, Common Eupithicea Moth

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