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Hypagyrtis unipunctata

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Geometridae
Scientific name  Hypagyrtis unipunctata
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Hypagyrtis
Rank  Species
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Similar  Melanolophia canadaria, Melanolophia signataria, Euchlaena, Lomographa vestaliata, Lomographa glomeraria

Hypagyrtis unipunctata, the one-spotted variant moth or white spot, is a moth of the family Geometridae. The species can be found from Nova Scotia to Florida, west to Texas, northwest to British Columbia. It is also found in Eurasia.

The wingspan is 20-47 mm. Adults are on wing from April to September in most of North America and from June to July in northern North America. There are one to two generations per year.

The larvae feed on the leaves of a wide range of deciduous trees and shrubs, including Amelanchier, Rosa, Prunus, Salix, Populus, Alnus, Betula, Corylus, Fraxinus, Tilia, Ulmus, Quercus and Acer.

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Hypagyrtis unipunctata Wikipedia


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