Scopula limboundata – Large Lace-border Moth

Hodges # 7159

Caterpillar food: apple, blueberry, clover, dandelion, black cherry (Bugguide)

I often see these moths in the woods during the day – fluttering up when I walk, especially when I’m walking through knee-high plants.  They also come to lights.

6/29/2007   daytime

 

6/30/2010  at lights

 

7/6/2007

 

7/27/2012

Scopula limboundata 7-27-12 1

 

6/25/2012  this individual has no dark patterning at all in the subterminal area

Scopula limboundata 7-25-12 1

 

7/6/2014

Scopula limboundata 7-6-14 1

on bugguide