Butterflies and Moths of North America

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The Beggar
Eubaphe mendica (Walker, 1854)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Larentiinae
Identification: Wings translucent pale yellow; forewing crossed by two irregular lines of fused bluish gray spots. Note single spot midway along outer margin of forewing.
Wing Span: 2.1-3 cm.
Life History:
Flight: May-September; three broods.
Caterpillar Hosts: Maples and violets.
Adult Food:
Range: Common throughout eastern North America.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL