Common Angle Moth

Macaria aemulataria

''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.
Common Angle Moth - Macaria aemulataria WS: 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(d) Common Angle Moth,Geotagged,Macaria,Macaria aemulataria,Moth Week 2020,Summer,United States,moth

Appearance

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.
The Common Angle Moth (Macaria aemulataria) A pretty moth in my Kane PA yard. Geotagged,Macaria aemulataria,United States

Food

The larvae feed on ''Acer'' species.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyGeometridae
GenusMacaria
SpeciesM. aemulataria