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The Common Angle Moth (Macaria aemulataria) A pretty moth in my Kane PA yard. Geotagged,Macaria aemulataria,United States Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

The Common Angle Moth (Macaria aemulataria)

A pretty moth in my Kane PA yard.

    comments (7)

  1. Excellent, a very usable photo for future identifications. Posted 5 years ago
    1. Ferdy, what do you think of my ID correction? Posted one year ago
      1. Looks great, Lisa, thanks for being sharp! Posted one year ago
        1. Wanted to get a second opinion before I changed the ID but Christine jumped in to help! Posted one year ago, modified one year ago
  2. This looks more like the Common Angle (Macaria aemulataria) than Scopula limboundata. Posted one year ago
    1. Definitely. Posted one year ago
      1. Thanks for the input! I went ahead and fixed that! Posted one year ago

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''Macaria aemulataria'', the common angle moth, is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is found from Nova Scotia to Florida, west to Texas, north to Oregon and Alberta.

The wingspan is 20–22 mm. The forewings are cream-grey with three transverse lines and a bold brown patch in the middle outer third. The hindwings have a discal spot and antemedian and postmedian lines. Adults are on wing from mid June to mid July in Alberta and from May to September in Ohio.

The larvae.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Deb Cappello

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Uploaded Aug 27, 2014. Captured May 21, 2010 22:42 in 131-133 Grand Army of the Republic Highway, Kane, PA 16735, USA.
  • Canon PowerShot A1000 IS
  • f/2.7
  • 1/60s
  • ISO100
  • 6.2mm