Local Wave and Emerald Moths: Family Geometridae…

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These images introduce selected local Wave and Emerald Moths (Family Geometridae, Subfamilies Sterrhinae and Geometrinae).  The 10 moths shown here represent five genera and nine species, all of which were found and photographed in either northeastern North Dakota or northwestern Minnesota.

Try to identity several of these moths by matching images with photographs found on pages 198-207 of the Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America.Moth Book Click on this link to the Moth Photographer’s Guide to view images of these as well many, many other species of North American Wave and Emerald Moths:  http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/fast.php?plate=17.5&size=l&sort=h

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