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Juniper-twig geometer

Patalene olyzonaria

1 Species ID Suggestions

Arched Hooktip
Drepana arcuata


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5 Comments

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 7 years ago

Looked it up on moth photographers group and I'm amazed at the variation... from very hooktipped to almost no hook and looking more like the average geometer. I almost wished I could immerse myself on the eastern seaboard... almost

JDP
JDP 7 years ago

Thank you both!

JDP
JDP 7 years ago

I don't know. This has different FW and HW markings than Drepana.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

I agree with Patalene olyzonaria. Drepana arcuata is similar, although the dark line doesn't continue on the hindwing in that species.

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 7 years ago

http://bugguide.net/node/view/421 could be similar species

JDP
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JDP

New York, USA

Spotted on Jul 6, 2013
Submitted on Jul 21, 2013

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