False Hemlock Looper (Nepytia canosaria)
Nepytia canosaria, the false hemlock looper, is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found from Northeastern Alberta east to Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, south through New England.
Peppery FW is variably white to dark gray, boldly marked with toothed black lines and veins. Black discal spot is conspicuous.
Hosts: Coniferous trees, including fir, hemlock, and spruce.