Acasis viridata

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Acasis viridata
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Acasis
Species: A. viridata
Binomial name
Acasis viridata
(Packard, 1873)
  • Lobophora viridata Packard, 1873
  • Acasis eborata (Hulst, 1896)

The Olive-and-black Carpet (Acasis viridata) is a species of moth belonging to the family Geometridae. It was described by Packard in 1873.[1] It is found from Newfoundland to British Columbia and the adjacent northern part of the United States, south in the east to Florida, and south in the west to Colorado and Oregon.

The wingspan is 18-20 mm. Adults are on wing from April to July in North America. There is one generation per year.

The larvae feed on the flowerheads of Viburnum cassinoides.


  1. ^ "Acasis at". Retrieved 2011-12-16. 

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