Moth Caterpillars Feeding
on Smartweeds (Persicaria spp.)

   Moth Species
Scientific Name Common Name
Acronicta oblinita Smeared Dagger Moth
Dypterygia rozmani American Bird's Wing Moth
Epiblema otiosana* Bidens Borer Moth
Haematopis grataria Chickweed Geometer
Maliattha synochitis
(syn. Lithacodia synochitis)
Black-Dotted Maliattha
Nomophila nearctica Lucerne Moth
Orthonama centrostrigaria Bent-Lined Carpet
Orthonama obstipata The Gem
Pseudeustrotia carneola
(syn. Lithacodia carneola)
Pink-Barred Pseudeustrotia
Pyrrhia exprimens Purple-Lined Sallow
Xanthotype sospeta Crocus Geometer

*bores through stems

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