Female - Underwing
Photo Details - ©Nicky Davis
Located in Central Utah on Corymbosum Buckwheat
9 August 2010
Pronunciation: Geometridae = jee-o-MET-rid-ee
Both Pupae were misted daily and kept in light 24 hours a day. #1 pupa hibernated but #2 finally began developing by showing a dark eye on the pupa. Then the wing case of the pupa turned green with pinkish edges showing. Then on 14 December 2010 the adult moth emerged.
Thin while lines on a green background on forewing and hindwing. They have a red terminal line and the fringes are checkered with red-pink markings at the end of each vein. White spots inside pink spots appear along the abdomen
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