Macaria wauaria

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Macaria wauaria
Macaria wauaria.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Tribe: Macariini
Genus: Macaria
Species: M. wauaria
Binomial name
Macaria wauaria
(Linnaeus, 1758)
  • Phalaena wauaria Linnaeus, 1758

The V-Moth (Macaria wauaria) is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found throughout Europe.


The length of the forewings is 14–17 mm. The moth flies from May to July [1].

The larva feed on ribes.


  1. ^ The flight season refers to Belgium and the Netherlands. This may vary in other parts of the range.

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