Moth Caterpillars Feeding
on Goldenrods (Solidago spp.)


Moth Species
Scientific NameCommon Name
Anania funebrisPyralid Moth sp.
Archips purpuranaTortricid Moth sp.
Catabena lineolataFine-Lined Sallow
Chlorochlamys chloroleucaria*Blackberry Looper
Choristoneura parallelaSpotted Fireworm
Cremastobombycia solidaginisGoldenrod Leaf-Miner Moth
Ctenoplusia oxygrammaSharp-Stigma Looper
Cucullia asteroides*The Asteroid
Cucullia convexipennis*Brown-Hooded Owlet
Cucullia posteraRusted Paint
Dichomeris flavocostellaGelechiid Moth sp.
Epiblema scudderiana**Goldenrod Gall Tortricid
Eucosma dorsisignataria***Tortricid Moth sp.
Eucosma similiana***Tortricid Moth sp.
Eupithecia miserulata*Common Pug
Eupsilia deviaLost Sallow
Eusarca confusariaConfused Eusarca
Feltia jaculiferaDingy Cutworm
Gnorimoschema gallaesolidaginis**Goldenrod Gall Moth
Leuconycta diphteroidesGreen Leuconycta
Lithacodia carneolaPink-Barred Lithacodia
Melanchra assimilisBlack Arches
Orthodes cynica*Cynical Quaker
Palthis angulalisDark-Spotted Palthis
Phragmatobia fuliginosaRuby Tiger Moth
Platynota idaeusalisTufted Applebud Moth
Platysenta vidensWhite-Dotted Groundling
Pleuroprucha insulsaria*Common Tan Wave
Pseudoplusia includensSoybean Looper Moth
Schinia nundina*Goldenrod Flower Moth
Synchlora aerata*Wavy-Lined Emerald
Trichodestra legitima*Striped Garden Caterpillar
Xanthotype urticariaFalse Crocus Geometer

*feeds on flowers, **forms gall on stem, ***feeds on roots

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