Sitochroa palealis – Carrot Seed Moth

Caterpillar foods:  seeds and flowers of Umbelliferae, particularly wild carrot (Daucus carota), also Cow-parsnip (Heracleum), Wild Parsnip (Pastinaca) and others  (Bugguide)

Recently introduced into North America (first specimen reported from 2002) and now known from Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Wisconsin.  (MPG)

7/27/2012

 

7/15/2012