Nomophila nearctica – Lucerne Moth

Hodges # 5156

Caterpillar food: grasses, celery, alfalfa, smartweed, sweet clover, and other low herbaceous plants  (Bugguide)

8/20/2010   This species is very common here in the late summer and fall.  I many of them fly from under my feet as I walk along our mowed paths.

 

7/27/2012  They also come to lights

 

9/12/2010

 

10/5/2016

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