Wavy-lined emerald moth

Synchlora aerata

''Synchlora aerata'', the wavy-lined emerald moth or camouflaged looper, is a species of moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in most of North America.

The wingspan is about 17 mm. Adults are green with scalloped or wavy white transverse lines.

The larvae feed on a wide variety of plants, including the flower heads of composite flowers and other flowering plants, as well as shrubs and trees. Recorded food plants include ''Aster'', ''Rudbeckia'', ''Liatris'', ''Solidago'', ''Artemisia'', ''Achillea'' and ''Rubus'' species. They attach bits of the plant tissue on which they are feeding along their backs. The species overwinters as a partially grown larva.

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