Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Dichorda consequaria (Hy. Edwards, 1884)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Geometrinae
Identification: Wide white transverse lines are straight and often have white shading. Forewing outer margin is less convex and appear more pointed than N. iridaria. Forewing ventral (underside) postmedial line is usually double. (single in N. iridaria). Forewing veins beyond the postmedial are usually streaked with white; much less so in N. iridaria.
Wing Span: 1.3-1.85 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: Rhus L. (sumac).
Adult Food:
Range: Southern Arizona(3) to Mexico, and Central America.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.