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False Hemlock Looper

Nepytia canosaria


Family: Geometridae, Subfamily: Ennominae. (Geometer moths) Tan with beautiful black design and fringe wings. Wingspan: 26 mm (1 inch) At head and upper abdomen looks like two eyes, a big clown nose with two spots and a straight across mouth.


On the window (front of house). Near woodlands and meadow

1 species ID suggestions


CarolSnowMilne 5 years ago

Thanks so much J and thanks Maria. Nice to get a new moth this late in the season.

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

A beauty!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 5 years ago

The orange "nose" is characteristic of the species.

Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.87, Long: -75.61

Spotted on Sep 22, 2012
Submitted on Sep 22, 2012

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