White slant-line moth – 6/1/23

Observer: Josh Simons

Observation Date: 6/1/23

Observation Time: 9:45 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill area

Common Name: White slant-line moth

Scientific Name: Tetracis cachexiata)

Comments: The caterpillars of the white slant-line moth are twig mimics, like other members of the Geometer family. Their brown, narrow bodies hold on to a branch at one end and stretch away from the branch to look like a twig.

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