Small Engrailed Moth
Ectropis crepuscularia (D & S)
Geometridae
Hodges 6597


Digital image March 3, 2005


Digital image March 23, 2007

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 354. The wings are powdery whitish-gray, becoming soft brownish-gray. The lines are darker gray to blackish, toothed, often obscure - the post-median line on the forewing is the most prominent. There will be two distinctive sharp blackish wedges in the forewing sub-terminal area. The discal spots are obscure or absent. The caterpillar host plants are apple, birch, elm, maple, oak, poplar, and willow.

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