False Crocus Geometer
Xanthotype urticaria (Swett)
Geometridae
Hodges 6740

Caterpillar host plants are Goldenrod, Catnip and Ground Ivy

Identification: The wings are usually bright yellow, with many brownish-purple blotches and spots (the male has more spots than the female). Wingspan is about 3 to 4 cm.

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