Moths of North Dakota

Uraniidae: Epipleminae

Callizzia amorata Packard 1876

Common name: Gray scoopwing.

Hodges #: 7650.

Identification: Rfw 9.4 mm, hw notched opposite discal cell, fw with M2 stalked with M1 and R5, not from middle of discal cell as in Geometridae.

Similar species: 6654, 6656, 7414.

Distribution: southern Canada and temperate United States.

Hosts: Larvae on Lonicera– Honeysuckle.


moth image

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
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

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