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The Bad-Wing
The Bad-Wing Photos
Top © Kim Hosen
Left © Judy Gallagher
Featherstone National Wildlife Refuge, Woodbridge, VA; July; 2010

The Bad-Wing
Dyspteris abortivaria
Superfamily Geometroidea
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Larentiinae

Wingspan: 20-28 mm

Flight period: mid-April to August

Habitat Near edges, woodlands, with hostplants.

Caterpillar hostplants: Grape (Vitis spp.) and Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus spp.)