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Juniper Geometer

Patalene olyzonaria

Description:

The Juniper Geometer or Juniper-twig Geometer is a highly variable moth of the Geometridae family. Hosts on Junipers (Juniperus sp.), White Cedar (Thuja occidentalis) and possibly Pines (Pinus)

Habitat:

Ranges from Quebec and New Hampshire to Florida, west to Texas, north to Wisconsin.

Notes:

The wingspan is 21-25 mm. Adults are on wing from April to November.

No species ID suggestions

5 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 4 years ago

Wonder

KristenGilpin
KristenGilpin 5 years ago

Thank you kindly.

StephenSolomons
StephenSolomons 5 years ago

it looks quite surreal, nice image

KristenGilpin
KristenGilpin 5 years ago

The moth was actually pretty brown. It was early morning and the lighting was less than ideal.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 5 years ago

spotted on a pumpkin! Cool blue.

Tampa, Florida, USA

Lat: 28.05, Long: -82.41

Spotted on Oct 31, 2012
Submitted on Dec 13, 2012

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