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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.<br />
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Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area.<br />
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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 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area.

2020(29)

    comments (3)

  1. Is it common to find it at this angle? Posted one month ago
    1. Yes, it is. It's common to find it at any angle as it is a very flexible moth. Posted one month ago
      1. Interesting, thanks. Posted one month ago

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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.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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Uploaded May 27, 2020. Captured May 26, 2020 11:48 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/4.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO250
  • 100mm