Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Four-lined Wave Moth
Scopula quadrilineata (Packard, 1876)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Sterrhinae
Identification: Forewing white with 3 or 4 faint yellowish transverse lines and pale gray speckling; PM line almost straight, touching costa near apex; hindwing similar in pattern and color
Wing Span: 2.0-2.2 cm
Life History:
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Adult Food:
Range: Nova Scotia to Saskatchewan and adjacent areas of United States, south in the east to North Carolina; also recorded in British Columbia
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: None.