Moth Caterpillars Feeding
on Smartweeds (Persicaria spp.)

   Moth Species
Scientific Name Common Name
Acronicta oblinita Smeared Dagger Moth
Pyrrhia exprimens Purple-Lined Sallow
Lithacodia carneola Pink-Barred Lithacodia
Lithacodia synochitis Black-Dotted Lithacodia
Xanthotype sospeta Crocus Geometer
Haematopis grataria Chickweed Geometer
Orthonama obstipata The Gem
Orthonama centrostrigaria Bent-Line Carpet
Nomophila neararctica Pyralid Moth sp.
Dipteryia rosmani Noctuid Moth sp.
Epiblema otiosana* Bidens Borer Moth

*Bores through stems.

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