|Schizura apicalis (Plain Schizura Moth)
Family: Prominent Moths (Notodontidae)
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Moths in the family Notodontidae (Prominent Moths) hold their wings rooflike over their bodies at rest, giving them the appearance of a stick (Covell 1984).
|State Ranking Justification||
As of 2012, there is one known extant occurrence in New York (Suffolk County). Additional surveys are needed to determine an appropriate rank.
The short-term trends are unknown.
The long-term trends are unknown except that it was always considered uncommon (Schweitzer et al. 2011).