Macaria signaria

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Macaria signaria
Macaria signaria.jpg
Pinned adult
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Geometridae
Genus: Macaria
Species:
M. signaria
Binomial name
Macaria signaria
(Hübner, 1809)
Synonyms
  • Semiothisa signaria

Macaria signaria, known by the common names dusky peacock, pale-marked angle or spruce-fir looper, is a moth of the family Geometridae. Subspecies Semiothisa signaria signaria is found in Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus, Transcaucasia, the Ural, Siberia, Far East, Sakhalin, Northern Iran and Japan. Subspecies Macaria signaria dispuncta is found in North America (from Yukon and Newfoundland to North Carolina, New Mexico, Arizona and California).

The wingspan is 20–28 mm. The moth flies from May to July depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Picea abies and Larix sibirica.

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