Moths of North Dakota

Geometridae: Sterrhinae: Timandrini

Haematopis grataria (Fabricius 1798)

Common name: Chickweed geometer.

Hodges #: 7146.

Identification: Rfw 11.8 mm, fw apex acute, hw angulate with vein M2 present; wings dull orange with pink transverse lines.

Similar species: 7147.

Distribution: southern Canada and U. S.

Hosts: Larvae feed on Stellaria– chickweeds and Polygonium– smartweeds/ knotweeds.


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ND, Richland Co., West I allotment, Sheyenne Natl. grasslands.  13- vi- 1995. Hg/ UV light, Coll. G. Fauske, C. Locken.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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