Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Oblique Looper Moth
Iridopsis obliquaria (Grote, 1883)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Ennominae
Wing Span: 2.8-3.8 cm
Life History:
Flight: March to July in California. Year round in southern Arizona.
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Habitat: Sonoran zone from the Mojave Desert of California to the Trans-Pecos area and the Edwards Plateau in Texas.
Range: Arizona, southern and eastern California, southern Nevada, southern Utah, southern Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.