Supriya Ghosh

Ennomos subsignaria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Ennomos
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Similar  Ennomos, Ennomos magnaria, Hypagyrtis unipunctata, Euchlaena, Nematocampa resistaria

Elm spanworm moth caterpillar geometridae ennomos subsignaria on twig

Ennomos subsignaria, the elm spanworm moth, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found from Texas to Alberta and east to the Atlantic coast. It is recorded infrequently in Great Britain through accidental importation in asparagus.


The wingspan is 35–40 mm. Adults are pure white except for yellow branches on the antennae. They are on wing from late May to August. one generation per year.

The larvae feed on elm, apple, birch, maple, and oak.

Elm spanworm moth geometridae ennomos subsignaria on wall


Ennomos subsignaria Wikipedia

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