Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Southern Emerald
Synchlora frondaria (Guenée, 1858)

Family: Geometridae
Subfamily: Geometrinae
Identification: Smaller than Synchlora aerata; pm. Line of forewing more jagged.
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight: March-October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Blackberry, chrysanthemum, Spanish needles and other plants.
Adult Food:
Range: Virginia to Florida, west to Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL