There are just two other occurrences of this species in Minnesota according to MPG and BAMONA (both are near Minneapolis about 100 miles to the south).
''Metarranthis hypochraria'', the common metarranthis moth, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found in eastern North America.
The larvae feed on various trees and shrubs, but especially ''Prunus'' species. They are stick mimics. The larvae can be found from June to July in one generation per year.