Betty’s moth list – original layout

These are some moths I’ve seen and photographed. Most have been in our backyard or at Natural Bridge State Resort Park. Click an image for a larger version.

 Common nameScientific name
& ID*
Size (mm)*Location*Photo Date
ERMINE and NEEDLEMINER MOTHS – Families Lyonetiidae and Yponomeutiidae
47 2401 Ailanthus Webworm-101Ailanthus webwormAtteva aurea
#2401
BYSep 2008
PYRAUSTINA MOTHS – Family Crambidae, Subfamily Pyraustinae
orange spotted pyrausta 169-101Orange-spotted PyraustaPyrausta orphisalis
#5058
BYJul 2014
white headed leaffolder 171-101White-headed Grape LeaffolderDsmia maculalis
#5160
BYJul 2015
WAVES - Family Geometridae, Subfamily Sterrhinae
Common Tan Wave mothCommon Tan WavePleuroprucha insulsaria
#7132
WS 14-20BYJun-2012
EMERALDS - Family Geometridae, Subfamily Geoometrinae
Showy Emerald mothShowy EmeraldDichorda iridaria
#7053
WS 20-30NBJul 2012
wavy-lined emerald mothWavy-lined EmeraldSynchlora aerata
#7058
WS 13-24NBJul 2012
TYPICAL GEOMETERS - Family Geometridae, Subfamily Ennominae
Bent-Line Gray mothBent-line GrayIrdopsis larvaria
#6588
WS 26-36NBJul 2012
Common Gray mothCommon GrayAnavitrinella pampinaria
#6590
WS 23-34BYJul 2012
Tulip-Tree Beauty mothTulip-tree BeautyEpimecis hortaria
#6599
WS 43-57NBApr 2016
Pale beauty mothPale BeautyCampaea periata
#6796
WS 28-51HRMay 2012
Large Maple Spanworm mothLarge Maple SpanwormProchoerodes lineola
#6982
WS 43-46NBSep 2014
CARPETS and PUGS - Family Geometridae, Subfamily Larentiinae
7196Lesser Grapevine Looper (Eulithis diversilineata 181-101Lesser Grapevine LooperEulithis diversilineata
#7196
BYJul 2015
TENT CATERPILLAR and LAPPET MOTHS - Family Lasiocampidae
Dot-Lined White MothDot-lined White MothArtace cribarius
7683
TL 14-21NBAug 2012
Eastern Tent Caterpillar MothEastern Tent Caterpillar MothMalacosoma americana
7701
TL 15-24BYMay 2011
ROYAL SILKWORM MOTHS - Family Saturniidae, Subfamily Ceratocampinae
Rosy Maple MothRosy Maple MothDryocampa rubicunda
7715
TL 26NBAug 2012
GIANT SILKWORM MOTHS - Family Saturniidae, Subfamily Saturniinae
Cecropia MothCecropia Moth
Hyalophora cecropia
7767
WS 110-150BYJune 13 2013
Luna MothLuna Moth
Actias luna
7758
WS 75-105NBJul 2012
Polyphemus MothPolyphemus Moth
Antheraea polyphemus
7757
WS 100-150NBJul 2012
Promethea MothPromethea Moth
Callosamia promethea
7764
WS 75-95BYJul 20012
LARGE SPHINX MOTHS – Family Sphingidae, Subfamily Sphinginae
Five-spotted HawkmothFive-Spotted HawkmothManduca quinquemaculatus
7776
TL 50-70BYJul 20012
Waved Sphinx mothWaved SphinxCeratomia undulosa
7787
TL 45-60NBJul 2012
Elm Sphinx mothElm SphinxCeratomia amyntor
7786
TL 50-60NBJul 2012
SMALL SPHINX MOTHS – Family Sphingidae, Subfamily macroglossinae
Abbott's Sphinx mothAbbott's SphinxSphecodina abbotiti
7870
Tl 30-40NBApr 2016
Nessus Sphinx mothNessus SphinxAmphion floridensis
7873
TL25-38S CarolinaApr 2011
Clearwing mothSnowberry ClearwingHemaris diffinis
7855
TL 25-30BYAug 2013
PROMINENTS - Family Notodonitidae
Contracted Datana mothContracted DatanaDatana contracta
98-0037
(7906)
TL 21-27NBJul 2012
TUSSOCK MOTHS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Lymantriinae
Yellow-Based Tussock MothYellow-Based Tussock MothDasychira basiflava
93-1248
(8296)
Tl 20-24NBJul 2012
TIGER MOTHS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Arctiinae, Tribe Arctiini
Harnessed Tiger MothNais Tiger MothApantesis nais
93-0288
(8171)
TL 16-22 BYJul 2015
Giant Leopard MothGiant Leopard MothHypercompe scibonia
93-0323
(8146)
TL 33-35NBJul 2012
Isabella MothIsabella Tiger MothPyrrharctia isabella
93-0335
(8129)
Tl 24-33BYApr 2016
Clymene MothClymene MothHaploa clymene
93-0341
(8107)
TL 22-28NBAug 2015
Banded Tussock MothBanded Tussock MothHalsidota tessellaris
93-0360
8203
Tl 22-25NBJul 2012
Hickory Tussock MothHickory Tussock MothLophocampa caryae
93-0370
(8211)
TL 20-28NBJun 2011
Yellow-Collared Scape MothYellow-Collared Scape MothCisseps fulvicollis
93-0440
(8267)
TL 16-20BYOct 2011
SNOUTS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Hypeninae
Baltimore MothBaltimore Snout
Hypena baltimoralis
93-0562
(8442)
TL 16-18NBJul 2012
UNDERWINGS, ZALES and RELATED OWLETS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Erebinae
Clouded Underwing mothClouded UnderwingCatocala nebulosa
93-0787
(8796)
TL 39-45BYJul 2015
The Sweetheart mothThe SweetheartCatocala amatrix
93-0815
(8834)
TL 39-48BYJul 2015
LOOPERS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Plusiinae
Pink-patched Looper mothPink-Patched LooperPsudeva purpurigera
93-1184
(8899)
TL 19NBSep 2014
GLYPHS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamilies Bagisarinae and Eustrotiinae
Black-bordered Lemon mothBlack-bordered LemonMarimatha nigrofimbriaTL 10-12BYJul 2015
DAGGERS - Famkly Noctuidae, Subfamily Acronictinae
Green Marvel mothGreen MarvelAgriopodes
93-1494
(9281)
TL 17-20NBApr 2016
WOOD-NYMPHS and FORESTERS Famly Noctidae, Subfamily Agaristinae
Beautiful Wood Nymph mothBeautiful Wood-NymphEudryras Grata
93-1966
(9301)
TL 24NBAug-2013
Eight-Spotted Forrester mothEight-Spotted Forrester93-1979
(9314)
TL 16-20BY

Primary Source of Information:  Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America, David Beadle & Seabrooke Leckie, 2012

*ID #s are Hodges (4-digit) or MPG (Moth Photographers Group) e.g. ##-####

*Size notations:
TL = total length
WS = wingspan

Locations:
BY = Backyard
HR = Holly River State Park, WV
NB = Natural Bridge State Resort Park, Slade, KY
RR = Roaring River State Park, MO