Xanthotype urticaria

911165.00 — 6740 — Xanthotype urticaria Swett, 1918 — False Crocus Geometer Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:

Polyphagous (woody plants)


Dissection is required to reliably separate this species from X. sospeta.


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum