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Eupithecia ravocostaliata Attracted to an incandescent porch light. Temperature about 48 degrees F, clear skies, calm winds. Eupithecia ravocostaliata,Geotagged,Spring,United States,geometridae,insect,lepidoptera,moth,pug moth,tawny pug moth Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Eupithecia ravocostaliata

Attracted to an incandescent porch light. Temperature about 48 degrees F, clear skies, calm winds.

    comments (3)

  1. What a beautiful pug! Posted one month ago
    1. It sure is. I knew I'd found a new one last night as soon as I saw it. Posted one month ago
  2. Very nice find, Gary! Posted one month ago

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''Eupithecia ravocostaliata'', the tawny eupithecia or great variegated pug, is a moth in the family Geometridae. The species was first described by Alpheus Spring Packard in 1876. It is found in northern New York and the New England states, extending across Canada from the Maritime provinces to Vancouver Island and down the west coast as far as the San Francisco Bay region.

The wingspan is about 20 mm. The forewings have a pale, whitish ground colour with white and black costal and.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Gary B
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Uploaded May 21, 2019. Captured May 20, 2019 22:23 in 4408 Miller Rd, Barnum, MN 55707, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO800
  • 100mm