Scientific name Haematopis grataria
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.
- Chickweed geometer moth geometridae haematopis grataria on wall
- Chickweed geometer moth geometridae haematopis grataria dorsal view
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.