New York Natural Heritage Program
Umber Moth
Hypomecis umbrosaria (H?bner, 1813)
Insects
Hypomecis sp. Hugh McGuinness
Family: Loopers, Span Worms, Inch Worms, Geometer Moths (Geometridae)

State Protection: Not Listed
The species is not listed or protected by New York State.

Federal Protection: Not Listed

State Rarity Rank: SU
A State Rarity Rank of SU means: Unrankable.

Global Rarity Rank: G4
A Global Rarity Rank of G4 means: Apparently secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.


Did you know?
Geometridae are also known as "inchworm moths" because of their distinctive larval form.

State Ranking Justification [-]
Covell (1984) says this species is common rangewide. However, there is one known extant occurrence in the state. Further investigation is needed to determine the status.

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