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Tornos scolopacinarius

The Dimorphic Gray (Tornos scolopacinarius) is a North American moth in the family Geometridae.

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Description

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The male's wings are grayish-brown with a dark round discal spot on the fore wing. The female's wings are mainly yellowish-gray with dark gray outer margins. The female has a dark fore wing discal spot which is larger than the male's. Both sexes have a checkered fringe. The wingspan measures 2.1 to 2.9 cm.[1]

Flight

This moth flies from February to November.[1]

Host plants

Here is a list of host plants used by the Dimorphic Gray:

References

  1. ^ a b c Charles V. Covell, Jr. (2005). Moths of Eastern North America. Virginia Museum of Natural History, Martinsville, VA. ISBN 1-884549-21-7


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