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Red-fringed Emerald

Nemoria bistriaria

1 species ID suggestions


Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 6 years ago

I agree with forestdragon. Please update the spotting Jroofie12.

ForestDragon 6 years ago

Thanks to JohanHeyns I was able to find one that looks just like your photo. Geometrids can be very difficult to identify because there are so many of them and many are very similar. Such pretty little moths though.

I am fairly confident that this is a Red-fringed Emerald Moth
Nemoria bistriaria.

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 6 years ago

Hi, this might be a Red-lined Emerald (Heterochis devocata)

Link to another emerald spotting:

room-162 6 years ago

It looks a bit like a leaf, but in a pretty way.

room-167 6 years ago

It looks like some kind of exotic moth/butterfly. Do some research and I'm sure that you will be able to find out someday! Good luck!


Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.92, Long: -76.05

Spotted on Apr 29, 2012
Submitted on Apr 30, 2012

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