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Haematopis grataria

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Kingdom  Animalia
Family  Geometridae
Scientific name  Haematopis grataria
Rank  Species
Class  Insecta
Genus  Haematopis
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths

Similar  Scopula limboundata, Butterflies and moths, Cyclophora pendulinaria, Pleuroprucha insulsaria, Eubaphe mendica

Chickweed geometer moth geometridae haematopis grataria on wall

Haematopis grataria, the chickweed geometer, is a species of moth of the family Geometridae. It is found throughout the United States. In Canada it is found from Quebec to Alberta, north to the Northwest Territories.


The wingspan is 20–25 mm. Adults are on wing from May to October. It is a day-flying species.

The larvae feed on various low-growing plants, including Stellaria, Polygonum and clover.

Chickweed geometer moth geometridae haematopis grataria dorsal view


Haematopis grataria Wikipedia