Subject: Mystery moth
Geographic location of the bug: Lewisberry, PA
Time: 03:09 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Found on July 31, 2021. We live near a lot of woods, so often find many different species “hung over” near our porch light in the morning. We keep a list and have been able to identify most, but not this guy. Thank you!
How you want your letter signed: Sarah
The abdomen on this Geometrid Moth is quite distinctive and we quickly located a matching image on BugGuide which is a member of the genus Eulithis. According to BugGuide: “There is no reliable way to separate adults of these species without rearing or dissection.”