Google
WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

Geometridae
911402.006956Tetracis cervinaria (Packard, 1871)

Libby & Rick Avis
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
British Columbia south to Kern County, California, eastward to western Montana, southeastern Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado. Absent from coastal southern California where replaced by T. australis.
Seasonality
and Size:
February - June or a little later. FWL ~ 19-23 mm.
Larva and
Host Plants:
See ZooTaxa paper regarding host plants.
Genitalia: See Ferris & Schmidt (2010).
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Metanema cervinaria Packard, 1871
Metanema aurantiacaria Packard, 1873
Taxonomic Notes: Tetracis cervinaria (Packard, 1871), n. comb. in Ferris & Schmidt (2010), was formerly in the genus Synaxis.
References
Tetracis cervinaria
John Davis
Tetracis cervinaria
John Davis
Tetracis cervinaria
John Davis
Tetracis cervinaria
LG – Jim Troubridge
Tetracis cervinaria
LG – Jim Troubridge
Tetracis cervinaria
LG – Jim Troubridge
Tetracis cervinaria
40mm - – Jim Vargo
Tetracis cervinaria
40mm - – Jim Vargo

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone