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Nemoria zelotes (Ferguson, 1969)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Geometrinae
Identification: Intense green color with whitish fringe. Forewing terminal line is deep-red and strong. Reddish discal spots. Forewing postmedial line is thin, white and straight. Forewing antemedial line is thin, white and irregular but evenly curved. Abdomen dorsal surface has pure white spots lined with reddish-brown.
Wing Span: 1.2-1.65 cm
Life History:
Flight: March to October (two flights).
Caterpillar Hosts: Unknown
Adult Food:
Range: Arizona, New Mexico.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.