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Common Angle Moth - Macaria aemulataria <br />
Wingspan 20 mm. Straw-colored forewings have faint brown lines on veins and at costa. The midpoint of the subterminal area is marked with a large, blackish mark. The outer margins have a shallow indentation near the apex.<br />
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Attracted to a light in a rural area. Common Angle Moth,Geotagged,Macaria aemulataria,Moth,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge

Common Angle Moth - Macaria aemulataria


Wingspan 20 mm. Straw-colored forewings have faint brown lines on veins and at costa. The midpoint of the subterminal area is marked with a large, blackish mark. The outer margins have a shallow indentation near the apex.

Attracted to a light in a rural area.

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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.

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Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded Jul 12, 2019. Captured May 2, 2019 19:50 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/197s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm