FAMILY   Geometridae
SUBFAMILY   Larentiinae
TRIBE   Lobophorini
COMMON NAME   The Bad Wing
NAME   Dyspteris abortivaria
HODGES   7648
DISPLAY #   785
DESCRIPTION   Note the white lines and discal spots. The FW is much larger than the HW which is difficult to spread, thus the common name of The Bad-Wing. Common over State. All., A.A., Balt., Calvert, Charles, Garrett, Howard, P.G., Talbot, Wash. and Wo. Counties. April 29th to September 1st. Larva folding grape leaves. The image was left very large to depict the antenna. e r