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Bruce Spanworm Moth

Operophtera bruceata

Description:

Family: Geometridae, Subfamily: Larentiinae (Carpets and Pugs) A common flimsy broad-winged moth. Late flier. Thick-bodied and hairy. Wingspan 25-30 mm (1 inch). Total Length: 19 mm (.75 inches)

Habitat:

Found on the house, but have seen a few flying during the day in the open woodlands not far from the house.

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Carol Snow Milne
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Carol Snow Milne

Palmerton, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Nov 21, 2012
Submitted on Nov 27, 2012

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