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False Crocus Geometer
Photo © Kim Hosen; Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area, Nokesville, VA, May 2009

False Crocus Geometer
Xanthotype spp.
Superfamily Geometroidea
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Ennominae

Wingspan: ~30-50 mm

Flight period: April to November

Habitat: Mixed and deciduous forests; adults nocturnal and attracted to light, but are also active during the day