Emerald Moth
( Nemoria sp. )


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PHOTO COMMENT

IDENTIFICATION
Identification:Nemoria sp.
(Hübner, 1818)
Common Name:Emerald Moth
Life Stage:(A) adult

PHYLOGENY

Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Superorder:Holometabola
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Geometridae
Subfamily:Geometrinae
Tribe:Nemoriini
Genus:Nemoria
Taxon Code:LEP00928
ITIS/TSN:941540

LOCATION DETAILS
Location Name
BSA Camp Royaneh, BSA Camp Royaneh, 4600 Scanlon Rd., Cazadero
County:Sonoma County
ECI Site#:CA49064901

RECOGNITION
Recognition
BugGuide.net: "Medium-sized moths with rounded to angular wings and faint white lines, typically striking green, and often with red and iridescent highlights. Some species show seasonal polyphenism"
Description
Medium-sized moths with rounded to angular wings and faint white lines, typically striking green, and often with red and iridescent highlights. Some species show seasonal polyphenism
Wingspan
Typically 20-25, but up to 30 mm.

BIOLOGY

CREDITS
Photographer
Eddie Dunbar
Insect Sciences Museum of California

References
Genus Nemoria. (http://bugguide.net/node/view/374). Accessed March 12, 2016. .
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