Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Pale Metarranthis
Metarranthis indeclinata (Walker, 1861)


Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Ennominae
Identification: Wings powdery yellowish white with brown lines and shading.
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight: May-July.
Caterpillar Hosts: Apple, persimmons, sassafras, and wild cherry.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Maine and Quebec to Kentucky, west to Minnesota.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL