Coryphista meadii

Barberry Geometer

Coryphista meadii, Barberry Geometer moth, West Virginia photo


Family: Geometridae

Subfamily: Larentiinae

Tribe: Hydriomenini

Wingspan: 30 - 36 mm


Food plant: Berberis vulgaris (barberry).

Charles V. Covell (2005) comments, "These moths can be flushed near their foodplants during the day.

Some moths of this species are all dark brown; the other color form is shown.

Photo location: Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia.

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