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Chickweed Geometer
Photo © Judy Gallagher; Haematopis grataria, Backus Woods, Walsingham, Ontario; August 2013

Chickweed Geometer
Haematopis grataria
Superfamily Geometroidea
Family Geometridae (Geometrid Moths)
Subfamily Sterrhinae

Wingspan: 20-25 mm

Flight period: May through October, peak in August

Habitat: Fields, meadows, lawns, gardens; adults fly during the day

Caterpillar host plants: Chickweed (Stellaria spp.), smartweed/knotweed (Polygonum spp.), clover, and other low plants