Red-bordered Emerald Moth Nemoria lixaria (Guenée in Boisduval and Guenée, 1858)    Synonyms: Hodges #7033, Red-bordered Emerald.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Geometridae   >   Genus Nemoria   

Description:

Note soft lime wings trimmed with lacy red border. Three white abdominal spots also edged in red.

Relationships:

Host plants include various oak species and Red Maple.

There are 151 records in the project database.

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A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/28/2013). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald in Allegany Co., Maryland (9/9/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (5/3/2017). Determined by Hugh McGuinness. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (7/21/2014). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/5/2012). Photo by Rod Burley. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/11/2014). Photo by Regina Kreger. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/11/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Dorchester Co., Maryland (10/2/2019). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/10/2015). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/18/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald in Howard Co., Maryland (6/3/2013). Determined by Tim Reichard. Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/17/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/17/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/13/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/30/2020). (c) Sergei Drovetski, all rights reserved. Photo by Sergei Drovetski. (MBP list)

Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/3/2020). (c) Stephen John Davies, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Stephen John Davies via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/5/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/29/2020). (c) nycticorax, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by nycticorax via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth (pale form) in Worcester Co., Maryland (6/9/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald in Howard Co., Maryland (8/31/2012). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (9/6/2014). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/7/2012). Verified by Bob Biagi/Bugguide. Photo by Lynn Strauss. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (8/3/2010). Photo by Bob Patterson. (MBP list)

Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (5/28/2019). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (6/19/2002). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Red-bordered Emerald Moth collected in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/10/2001). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)


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