Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Rare Spring Moth
Heliomata infulata (Grote, 1863)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Ennominae
Identification: Wings blackish with terminal line of metallic blue spots. Blotches slant from forewing costa and inner margin; one large blotch fills most of hindwing. Nearly identical to Heliomata cycladata but blotches yellow and narrower.
Wing Span: 2-2.5 cm.
Life History: A day-flier.
Flight: May-July.
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Adult Food:
Range: Long Island (New York) to North Carolina, west to western Pennsylvania. Possible stray to Florida.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL