Moths of North Carolina
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Pasiphila rectangulata (Linnaeus, 1758) - Green Pug Moth

Superfamily: Geometroidea Family: GeometridaeSubfamily: LarentiinaeTribe: EupitheciiniP3 Number: 910466.00 MONA Number: 7625.00
Field Guide Descriptions: Beadle and Leckie (2012)Online Photographs: MPG, BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google, BAMONA, GBIF, BOLD                                                                                 
Adult ID Requirements: Identifiable from good quality photos of unworn specimens.
Distribution in North Carolina
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Flight Dates:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Larval Host Plants: Larvae feed on Apple and Pear (Wagner et al., 2001)
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNA] SNA
State Protection:
Comments: Exotic

 Photo Gallery for Pasiphila rectangulata - Green Pug Moth

Photos: 2

Recorded by: J.B. Sullivan on 2019-05-30
Ashe Co.
Recorded by: Parker Backstrom on 2010-05-28
Dare Co.