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Horned Spanworm Moth - Nematocampa resistaria WS: ~3 cm. Yellowish-tan with brown markings.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
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Horned Spanworm Moth - Nematocampa resistaria

WS: ~3 cm. Yellowish-tan with brown markings.

Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area

2021 (55)

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''Nematocampa resistaria'', commonly known as the filament bearer, bordered thorn or horned spanworm moth, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found from British Columbia to Nova Scotia, south to Florida and California. This species was split from the Eurasian ''Nematocampa limbata''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jun 18, 2021. Captured Jun 12, 2021 01:03 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO1600
  • 100mm