Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Three-spotted Fillip
Heterophleps triguttaria Herrich-Schäffer, 1854

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Larentiinae
Identification: Forewing broad, shiny, pale brown, with three dark brown costal patches as in Heterophelps refusaria; outer patch smallest. Am. and pm. lines even, faint, paler than ground color. Hindwing slightly paler and much smaller than forewing.
Wing Span: 1.8-2.4 cm.
Life History:
Flight: April-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Maples.
Adult Food:
Range: Nova Scotia and Quebec to Florida, west to Wisconsin, Kansas, and Mississippi.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL
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