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Habrosyne scripta from Minnesota, USA in the deciduous-coniferous forest eco-region. Habrosyne scripta (Lettered Habrosyne Moth) attracted to a porch light on June 13, 2018. A common and widespread species in North America. The larvae feed on birch (Betula spp.) and raspberry (Rubus spp.). Photo was taken just as the moth was landing. Geotagged,Habrosyne scripta,Lettered Habrosyne Moth,Minnesota moths,Script Moth,Spring,United States,insect,moth Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Habrosyne scripta from Minnesota, USA in the deciduous-coniferous forest eco-region.

Habrosyne scripta (Lettered Habrosyne Moth) attracted to a porch light on June 13, 2018. A common and widespread species in North America. The larvae feed on birch (Betula spp.) and raspberry (Rubus spp.). Photo was taken just as the moth was landing.

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  1. Beautiful first spotting! Welcome to JungleDragon :) Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 10 months ago
  2. Wonderful Drepanid. Good to see one without the hook tips. Posted 10 months ago
  3. Gorgeous! And welcome to the community! Posted 10 months ago

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The lettered habrosyne or scribe is a moth of the Drepanidae family. It is found in southern Canada and the northern United States, from Labrador to Vancouver Island, south in the Appalachians, Ozarks and Rocky Mountains to North Carolina and Mississippi and south in the west to Arizona.

The wingspan is 30–39 mm. Adults are on wing from May to August. There are two generations per year.

The larvae feed on the leaves of ''Rubus'' species .

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded Jul 24, 2018. Captured Jun 13, 2018 23:50 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/5.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO800
  • 40mm