Caterpillars of Moths
Feeding on Various Parts
of Ragweed (Ambrosia spp.)

Moth Species    
Common Name Scientific Name Plant Parts
Common Pinkband Ogdoconta cinereola foliage
Stalk Borer MothPapaipema nebrisstems
Ragweed Flower Moth Schinia rivulosa flowers, seed capsules
Olive-shaded Bird-Dropping Moth Tarachidia candefacta flowers
Small Bird-Dropping Moth Tarachidia erastrioides flowers
Ambiguous Moth Lascoria ambigualis stems
Common Tan Wave Pleuroprucha insulsaria flowers
Wavy-lined Emerald Synchlora aerata flowers
Soft-lined Wave Scopula inductata foliage
Bidens Borer Moth Epiblema otiosana stems
Ragweed Borer MothEpiblema strenuanastems

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