Common Tan Wave
Pleuroplucha insularia
Geometridae
Hodges 7132


Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
July 2010

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Pg. 376. The wings are powdery tan to brown. The outer margin parallel lines may be inconspicuous, finely toothed. The ante-median and post-median lines are paler than the ground color and usually overlaid with brown dots. The sub-terminal line is more heavily dotted. Caterpillar host plants are Bittersweet, Goldenrod, Bedstraw, Willow and Oak

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