Red-headed Inchworm Moth Macaria bisignata Walker, 1866    Synonyms: Hodges #6342.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Geometridae   >   Genus Macaria   

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Most sources state Eastern White Pine as the main larval host plant. Interestingly, this species has been found (uncommonly) on the Eastern Shore in areas where there are no Eastern White Pines (Assateague Island, Porter's Crossing, Adkins Arboretum). In these ares it must be using other pine species as a host.

There are 378 records in the project database.

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Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/26/2018). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/15/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/30/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/25/2013). Photo by Andy Martin. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/16/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (5/26/2016). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (8/18/2019). Confirmed by R. Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Cecil Co., Maryland (8/25/2014). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (8/23/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/19/2016). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/5/2020). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Caroline Co., Maryland (7/14/2020). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (9/21/2019). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (6/14/2020). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (8/1/2013). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/22/2010). Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/4/2020). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/6/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/18/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (5/29/2002). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (6/21/2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Red-headed Inchworm Moth collected in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/7/2001). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)


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