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Bent-line Carpet Moth - Costaconvexa centrostrigaria Brown moth with an approximately 2 cm wingspan. The antemedial and postmedial lines form dark brown bands. The postmedial line ends midway across the wing. All four wings have small, black discal spots.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 365 nm black light in a semi-rural area Bent-line Carpet Moth,Costaconvexa centrostrigaria,Geotagged,Summer,United States,moth Click/tap to enlarge

Bent-line Carpet Moth - Costaconvexa centrostrigaria

Brown moth with an approximately 2 cm wingspan. The antemedial and postmedial lines form dark brown bands. The postmedial line ends midway across the wing. All four wings have small, black discal spots.

Habitat: Attracted to a 365 nm black light in a semi-rural area

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"Costaconvexa centrostrigaria", the traveller or bent-line carpet, is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is native to most of North America, except the Arctic. It is an introduced species in Great Britain, the Canary Islands, the Azores and Madeira.

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

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Uploaded Jul 3, 2019. Captured Jul 2, 2019 21:54 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm