Haematopis grataria – Chickweed Geometer

Hodges # 7146

Caterpillar food: chickweed (Stellaria spp.), smartweed and knotweed (Polygonum spp.), clover and other low plants (Bugguide)

They often fly during the day, but they also come to lights.

6/2/2009  male – because of its feathery antennae.

Haematopis grataria 6-2-09 1

 

6/2/2009

 

8/2/2010  female – the antennae are straight and smooth, not feathery.

 

9/2/2011  female

 

9/19/2013  male

Haematopis grataria Chickweed Geometer 9-19-13 1

 

7/17/2013

Haematopis grataria 7-17-13 1

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