Moth List

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ERMINE and NEEDLEMINER MOTHS – Families Lyonetiidae and Yponomeutiidae
Ailanthus webworm
Atteva aurea #2401
224 Leawood, 9-2008
SLUGS – Family Limacodidae
Abbreviated Button Slug Moth
Tortricidia flexuosa #4654
Natural Bridge, 2016-7
Hosts:
Skiff Moth
Prolimacodes badia #4671
Natural Bridge, 2016-7
Hosts:
Spun Glass Slug Moth
Isochates beutenmuelleri #4675
Natural Bridge, 2016-7
ARCHIPS LEAFROLLER MOTHS – Family Tortricidae
Lined Oak Leafroller
Argyrotaenia quercifoliana #3623
Lexington, KY, 2016-7
Hosts: oak and witch hazel
GRASS VENEERS - Family Crambidae, Subfamily Crambinae
Snowy Urola
Urola nivalis #5404
Lexington, KY, 2016-5
Hosts: grasses
Sod Webworm
Pediasis trisecta #5413
Lexington, KY, 2015-7
Hosts: grasses
Elegant Grass-Veneer
Microcrambus elegans #5464
Lexington, KY, 2016-6
Hosts: grasses
AQUATIC CRAMBIDS – Family Crambidae, Subfamily Acentropinae
Waterlily Leafcutter
Synclita obliteralis #4755
Lexington, KY, 2012-6
Hosts: aquatic plants
PYRAUSTINA MOTHS – Family Crambidae, Subfamily Pyraustinae
Orange-spotted Pyrausta
Pyrausta orphisalis #5058
Lexington, KY, 2014-7
Hosts: mint
Celery Leaftier
Udea rubigalis #5079
Lexington, KY, 2012-6
Hosts: low plants
Lucerne Moth
Nomophila nearctia #5156
Lexington, KY, 2012-5
Hosts: widespread
White-headed Grape Leaffolder
Dsmia maculalis #5160
Lexington, KY, 2015-7
Hosts: grape
Ironweed Root Moth
Polygrammodes flavidalis #5228
Mothapalooza, 2016-8
Hosts: ironweed
HABROSYNES, TYATRIDS & HOOKTIPS - Family Depranidae
Glorious Habrosyne
#6236
Mothapalooza, 2016-8
Hosts: birch, raspberry
Rose Hooktip
Oreta rosa #6255
Mothapalooza, 2016-8
Hosts: birch, viburnum
CARPETS AND PUGS - Family Geometridae, Subfamily Larentiinae
Lesser Grapevine Looper
Eulithis diversilineata #7196
Lexington, KY, 2015-8
Hosts: grape / V. creeper
Cherry Scallop Shell
Rheumaptera hastata #7292
Floracliff, 2016-7
Hosts: azalea, willow
The Gem
Orthonama obstipata #7414
Lexington, KY, 2012-6
Hosts: low plants, ragweed
Bent-Line Carpet
Costaconvexa centrostrigaria #7416
Lexington, KY, 2015
Hosts: low plants, smartweed
EMERALDS - Family Geometridae, Subfamily Geometrinae
Showy Emerald
Dichorda iridaria #7053
Natural Bridge, 2012-7
Wavy-lined Emerald
Synchlora aerata #7058#
Natural Bridge, 2012-7
WAVES - Family Geometridae, Subfamily Sterrhinae
Common Tan Wave
Pleuroprucha insulsaria #7132
224 Leawood, 6-2012
Packard's Wave
Cyclophora parkardi #7136
Lexington, KY, 2016-5
Hosts: unknown
Chickweed Geometer
Haematopis grataria #7146
Lexington, KY, 2015-7
Hosts: chickweed, clover, +
TYPICAL GEOMETERS - Family Geometridae, Subfamily Ennominae
Birch Angle
Macaria notata/promiscuta #6330
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: birch, alder
Minor Angle
Macaria minorata #6340
Lexington, KY, 2012-6
Hosts: white and red pine
Red-headed Inchworm
Macaria bisignata #6342
Lexington, KY, 2012-8
Hosts: pine
Hemlock Angle
Macaria fissonatata #6348
Natural Bridge, 2016-4
Hosts: hemlock
Large Purplish Gray
Iridopsis vellivolata #6582
Lexington, KY, 2016-4
Hosts: pine, spruce
Small Purplish Gray
Iridopsis humaria #6584
Lexington, KY, -4
Hosts: trees, low plants
Bent-line Gray
Irdopsis larvaria (6588)
Natural Bridge, 7-2012
Common Gray
Anavitrinella pampinaria (6590)
224 Leawood, 7-2012
Tulip-tree Beauty
Epimecis hortaria (6599)
Natural Bridge, 4-2016
Signate Melanolophia
Melanolophiasignataria #6621
One-Spotted Variant
Hypagyrtis unipunctata #6654
2016-8
Hosts: trees, pine, oak, +
Deep Yellow Euchlaena
Euchlaena amoenaria #6733
Floracliff, 2016-7
Hosts: unknown
False Crocus Geometer
Xanthotype urticaria #6740
Floracliff, 2016
Hosts: goldenrod, dogwood
Morrison's Pero
Pero morrisonaria #6755
, 2011-
Hosts: pine, spruce
Oak Beauty
Phaeoura quernaria #6763
Lexington, KY, 2016-
Hosts: elm, oak
Pale Beauty
Campaea periata (6796)
Holly River WV, 2012-5
Alien Probole
Probole alienaria #6837
Holly River, WV, 2011-6
Hosts: trees, shrubs
Hollow-spotted Plagodis
Plagodis alcoolaria #6844
Floracliff, 2016-7
Hosts: maple, oak
Confused Euscarca
Eusarca confusaria #6941
Lexington, KY, 2016-8
Hosts: sumac, willow
Large Maple Spanworm
Prochoerodes lineola (6982)
Natural Bridge, 9-2014
APATELODID MOTHS - Family Apatelodidae
Spotted Apatelodes
Apatelodes torrefacta #7663
Natural Bridge, -6
Hosts: ash, maple, oak
TENT CATERPILLAR AND LAPPET MOTHS - Family Lasiocampidae
Dot-lined White Moth
Artace cribarius #7683
Natural Bridge
Eastern Tent Caterpillar Moth
Malacosoma americana #7701
Lexington, KY
ROYAL SILKWORM MOTHS - Family Saturniidae, Subfamily Ceratocampinae
Imperial Moth
Eacles imperialis #7704
Natural Bridge, 2016
Hosts: maple, oak, walnut
Regal Moth
Citheronia regalis #7706
Natural Bridge, 2016
Hosts: walnut, ash, hickory
Rosy Maple Moth
Dryocampa rubicunda #7715
Natural Bridge
Pink-Striped Oakworm Moth
Anisota virginiensis #7723
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: red oak
GIANT SILKWORM MOTHS - Family Saturniidae, Subfamily Saturniinae
Polyphemus Moth
Antheraea polyphemus #7757
Natural Bridge
Luna Moth
Actias luna #7758
Natural Bridge
Promethea Moth
Callosamia promethea #7764
Lexington, KY
Tulip-Tree Silkmoth
Callisamia angulifera #7765
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: tulip tree, cherry, sassafras
Cecropia Moth
Hyalophora cecropia #7767
Lexington, KY
LARGE SPHINX MOTHS - Family Sphingidae, Subfamily Sphinginae
Five-spotted Hawkmoth
Five-Spotted Hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculatus #7776
Lexington, KY
Ash Sphinx
Manduca jasminearum #7783
Lexington, KY, 2012-7
Hosts: ash, maple, oak
Elm Sphinx
Ceratomia amyntor #7786
Natural Bridge
Waved Sphinx
Ceratomia undulosa #7787
Natural Bridge
Catalpa Sphinx
Ceratomia catalpae #7789
Lexington, KY, 2016-5
Hosts: catalpa
Laurel Sphinx
Sphinx kalmiae #7809
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: laurel, ash, lilac
EYED SPHINX MOTHS - Family Sphingidae, Subfamily Smerinthinae
Blinded Sphinx
Paonias excaecata #7824
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: willow, basswood
SMALL SPHINX MOTHS - Family Sphingidae, Subfamily Macroglossinae
Abbott's Sphinx moth
Snowberry Clearwing
Hemaris diffinis #7855
Lexington, KY
Abbott's Sphinx
Sphecodina abbotiti #7870
Natural Bridge
Lettered Sphinx
Deidamia inscriptum #7871
Natural Bridge, 2014-7
Hosts: grape, Virginia creeper
Nessus Sphinx
Amphion floridensis #7873
S. Carolina
Virginia Creeper Sphinx
Darapsa myron #7885
Lexington, KY, 2016-7
Hosts: Virginia creeper, grape, viburnum
Azalea Sphinx
Darapsa choerilus #7886
Natural Bridge, 2012-8
Hosts: azalea, blueberry, viburnum
PROMINENTS - Family Notodontidae
Contracted Datana
Datana contracta #7906
Natural Bridge
White-Dotted Prominent
Nadata gibbosa #7915
Lexington, KY, 2016-5
Hosts: oak, maple, cherry
Angulose Prominent
Peridea Angulosa #7920
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: oak
White-blotched Heterocampa
Heterocampa umbrata #7990
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: oak
Wavy-Lined Heterocampa
Heterocampa biundata #7995
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: willow, hickory
Variable Oakleaf Caterpillar Moth
Lochmaeus manteo #7998
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: oak, beech, chestnut
TUSSOCK MOTHS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Lymantriinae
Yellow-Based Tussock Moth
Dasychira basiflava #8296
Natural Bridge, 2012-7
Hosts: oak
TIGER MOTHS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Arctiinae, Tribe Arctiini
Clymene Moth
Haploa clymene #8107
Natural Bridge
Isabella Tiger Moth
Pyrrharctia isabella #8129
Lexington, KY
Virginian Tiger Moth
Spilosoma virginica #8137
Lexington, KY, 2010-7
Hosts: maple, willow, walnut
Giant Leopard Moth
Hypercompe scibonia #8146
Natural Bridge
Nais Tiger Moth
Apantesis nais #8171
Lexington, KY
Banded Tussock Moth
Halsidota tessellaris #8203
Natural Bridge
Hickory Tussock Moth
Lophocampa caryae #8211
Natural Bridge
Delicate Cycnia
Cycnia tenera #8230
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: milkweed, hemp
Yellow-Collared Scape Moth
Cisseps fulvicollis #8267
Lexington, KY
LITTER MOTHS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Lymantriinae
American Idia
Idia americalis #8322
Lexington, KY, 2016-8
Hosts: lichen
Common Idia
Idia aemula #8323
Lexington, KY, 2016-8
Hosts: dead leaves
Faint-Spotted Palthis
Palthis asopialis #8398
Lexington, KY, 2016-7
Hosts: oak, coralberry, bean
SNOUTS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Hypeninae
Baltimore Moth
Baltimore Snout
Hypena baltimoralis #8442
Natural Bridge
White-Lined Snout
Hypena abalienalis #8445
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: slippery elm
Deceptive Snout
Hypena deceptalis #8446
Natural Bridge, 2016-7
Hosts: Basswood
Green Cloverworm
Hypena scraba #8465
Lexington, KY, 2016
Hosts: strawberry, clover
UNDERWINGS< ZALES & OWLETS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Erebinae
Common Oak Moth
Phoberia atomaris #8591
Natural Bridge, 2011
Hosts: oak
Lunate Zale
Zale lunata #8689
Floracliff, 2015-7
Hosts: trees and shrubs
Locust Underwing
Euparthenos nubils #8719
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: black locust
False Underwing
Alllotria elonympha #8721
Floracliff, 2016-7
Hosts: black gum, hickory, walnut
Maple Looper Moth
Parallelia bistriaris #8727
??, 2016-7
Hosts: maple, birch, walnut
The Betrothed
Catocala innubens #8770
Floracliff, 2016-7
Hosts: honey locust
Tearful Underwing
Catocala lacrymosa #8794
Lexington, KY, 2016
Hosts: hickory
Clouded Underwing
Catocala nebulosa #8796
Lexington, KY
Ilia Underwing
Catocala ilia #8801
??, 2016
Hosts: oak
The Sweetheart
Catocala amatrix #8834
Lexington, KY
Magdalen Underwing
Catocala ilecta #8840
Hosts: honey locust, lead plant
EULEPIDOTINE OWLETS - Family Erebidae, Subfamily Eulepidotinae
Red-Lined Panopoda
Panopoda rufimargo #8587
Floracliff, -7
Hosts: oak and beech
Brown Panapoda
Panapoda carneicosta #8588
, 2016-7
Hosts: oak, willow, hickory
LOOPERS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Plusiinae
Pink-Patched Looper
Psudeva purpurigera #8899
Natural Bridge
BAILEYAS & NYCTEOLAS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamilies Risobinae & Chloephorinae
Eyed Baileya
Baileya ophthalmica #8970
Natural Bridge, -5
Hosts: beech, hornbeam
Small Baileya
Baileya australis #8973
Natural Bridge, 2012-7
GROUNDLINGS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Condicinae
Green Leuconycta
Leuconycta diphteroides #9065
??, 2016
Hosts: goldenrod, aster
BIRD-DROPPING MOTH - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Acontiinae
Bird-Dropping Moth
????
Hosts: ragweed, hollyhock
PANTHEAS & YELLOWHORNS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Pantheinae
Black Zigzag
Panthea acronyctoides 9177 #9177
Natural Bridge, 2012-8
Hosts: pine, hemlock
DAGGERS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Acronictinae
Nondescript Dagger
Acronicta spinigera #9235
Lexington, KY, 2016-5
Hosts: cherry, birch, elm
Great Oak Dagger
Acronicta lobeliae #9238
Floracliff, 2016-7
Hosts: oak
Ovate Dagger
Acronicta ovata #9243
Ohio, ????-8
Hosts: oak, beech, chestnut
Small Oak Dagger
Acronicta increta #9249
Lexington, KY, 2016-5
Hosts: oak, chestnut
Yellow-Haired Dagger
Acronicta impleta #9257
Lexington, KY, 2016-5
Hosts: maple, ash, hickory
Green Marvel
Agriopodes #9281
Natural Bridge
The Hebrew
Polygrammate hebraeicum #9285
Floracliff, -7
Hosts: black gum
Harris's Three-Spot
Harrisimemna trisignata #9286
Ohio, 2016-8
Hosts: honeysuckle, willow, cherry
WOOD-NYMPHS AND FORESTERS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Agaristinae
Beautiful Wood-Nymph
Eudryras Grata #9301
Natural Bridge
Eight-Spotted Forrester
93-1979 #9314
Lexington, KY
PHOSPHILAS & ARMYWORMS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Noctuinae
Yellow-Striped Armyworm
Spodoptera ornithogali #9669
Lexington, KY, 2012-7
Hosts: low plants (a pest)?
SMALL ARCHES & SUMMER QUAKERS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Noctuinae
Bristly Cutworm
Lacinipolia renigera #10397
Lexington, KY, 2016-5
Hosts: alfalfa, dandelion
Laudable Arches
Lacinipolia laudabilis #10411
Lexington, KY, 2016-8
Hosts: dandelion
DARTS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamily Noctuinae
Ipsilon Dart
Agrotis ipsilon #10663
Lexington, KY, 2016
Hosts: low plants & crops
Green Cutworm
Anicia infecta #10911
Hosts: clover, grasses
Greater Black-Letter Dart
Xestia dolosa #10942.1
Lexington, KY, 2016-5
Hosts: low plants & crops
Greater Red Dart
Abagrotis alternata #11029
????, 2016
Hosts: trees and low plants
GLYPHS - Family Noctuidae, Subfamilies Bagisarinae and Eustrotiinae
Black-bordered Lemon moth
Black-bordered Lemon
Marimatha nigrofimbria #????
Lexington, KY