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The Beggar Moth

Eubaphe mendica

Description:

Family: Geometrid. A very untypical geometrid in appearance, wings translucent, with light spots on forewings.

Habitat:

Eastern North America. Flight: May - September. Host Plants: Maples (Acer) and violets (Viola).

Notes:

Size: 1.5". 3:47 pm EST. Temp: 96. Observed on garden area hardscape.

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1 Comment

Cindy Mead
Cindy Mead 9 years ago

this seems late in the season for this species in Michigan- nice spotting

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA

Spotted on Jul 23, 2012
Submitted on Jul 23, 2012

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