Moth Caterpillars Feeding
on Smartweeds (Persicaria spp.)

Insect Species    
Scientific Name Common Name Plant Part(s) Consumed
Lithacodia carneola Pink-Barred Lithacodia foliage
Lithacodia synochitis Black-Dotted Lithacodia foliage
Orthonoma centrostrigaria Bent-Lined Carpet foliage
Acronicta oblinita Smeared Dagger Moth foliage
Pyrrhia exprimens Purple-Lined Sallow foliage
Dipteryia rosmani Noctuid Moth sp. foliage
Xanthotype sospeta Crocus Geometer foliage
Haematopis grataria Chickweed Geometer foliage
Orthonama obstipata The Gem foliage
Nomophila neararctica Pyralid Moth sp. foliage
Epiblema otiosana Bidens Borer Moth bores into stems

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