|Thysanopyga intractata (Black-dotted Ruddy)
Family: Loopers, Span Worms, Inch Worms, Geometer Moths (Geometridae)
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The grip of the caterpillar is strong making it difficult to remove from the foodplant (Wagner et al. 2001).
|State Ranking Justification||
Both Covell (1984) and Forbes (1948) consider this species rare in the north. There is one known occurrence in Suffolk County.
The short-term trends are unknown.
The long-term trends are unknown.