Small Phigalia Moth Phigalia strigataria (Minot, 1869)    Synonyms: Hodges #6660.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Geometridae   >   Genus Phigalia   

Description:

Each forewing exhibits a gap or only a disconnected black spot in the postmedial line just inward of the two kinks ("teeth") near the costa. In the similar Toothed Phigalia Moth, a prominent third "tooth" fills the gap and connects the adjacent "teeth" in the line (Jason D. Roberts, BugGuide).

There are 178 records in the project database.

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A Small Phigalia Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (2/28/2017). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (12/16/2015). Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Baltimore Co., Maryland (5/28/2014). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/7/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (4/14/2015). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/7/2017). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (3/25/2017). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (3/15/2019). Photo by Mark Eanes. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (4/20/2014). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Small Phigalia Moth in Dorchester Co., Maryland (2/23/2023). (c) Jim Brighton, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (2/25/2017). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)

Small Phigalia Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/9/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Small Phigalia Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/9/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Small Phigalia Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (3/9/2021). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

Small Phigalia Moth in Washington Co., Maryland (3/23/2023). (c) Mark Etheridge, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (3/25/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Rod Burley. (MBP list)(More of this species)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Montgomery Co., Maryland (2/20/2017). Photo by Max Wilson. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland. Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (3/10/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (3/20/2004). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (3/20/2004). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (3/20/2004). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Small Phigalia Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (4/3/2004). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)


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