390 Erebidae

52 Species
Pale Lichen Moth - Hodges#8045.1 (Crambidia pallida)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 24, 2017  Species page at BugGuide.net Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth - Hodges#8087 (Lycomorpha pholus)      Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth  - Hodges#8087,  Lycomorpha pholus .  Photographed at Watkins Glen State Park, NY on July 28, 2009. It was on a rock in the gorge where there were lichens for the larvae to feed on.  Species page at BugGuide.net . Little White Lichen Moth - Hodges#8098 (Clemensia albata)      Little White Lichen Moth  - Hodges#8098,  Clemensia albata . Photographed near Rochester, NY on May 29, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Leconte's Haploa Moth - Hodges#8111 (Haploa lecontei) on Milkweed      Leconte's Haploa Moth  - Hodges#8111,  Haploa lecontei . Photographed at Oatka Creek Park near Rochester, NY on July 1, 2007. It was on a common milkweed flower.  Species page at BugGuide.net Leconte's Haploa Moth -  Haploa lecontei -  Hodges#8111 Oaka Creek Park  Photographed at Oatka Creek Park near Rochester, NY on July1, 2008.  This is the same species that is in the previous photo, but a different color phase. Orange Holomelina - Hodges#8121 (Virbia aurantiaca)     Possible  Orange Holomelina Moth  - Hodges#8121 ( Virbia aurantiaca ). Photographed at Letchworth State Park , NY on July 25, 2012.  Species Page at BugGuide.net
Isabella Tiger Moth - Hodges#8129 (Pyrrharctia isabella) Male  Photographed near Rochester, NY on June 29, 2013.  Species page at BugGuide.net Isabella Tiger Moth - Hodges#8129 (Pyrrharctia isabella) Male  Photographed near Rochester, NY on June 29, 2013.   This is another view of the specimen in the previous photo.  Species page at BugGuide.net Isabella Tiger Moth - Hodges#8129 (Pyrrharctia isabella) Male  Photographed near Rochester, NY on June 29, 2013.   This photo shows the underside of the specimen in the previous photo.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Isabella Tiger Moth - Hodges#8129 (Pyrrharctia isabella)  Photographed on a beach at  Stone Harbor Point, NJ on May 5, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net Wooly Bear Caterpillar (Pyrrharctia isabella) Side  Photographed at the Ellison Park Wetlands near Rochester, NY on Sep 26, 2008.   Species page at BugGuide.net . Wooly Bear Caterpillar (Pyrrharctia isabella) Front  This is another view of the individual in the previous photo.   Species page at BugGuide.net .
Salt Marsh Moth Caterpillar- Hodges#8131 (Estigmene acrea)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on Aug 8, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net . Salt Marsh Moth Caterpillar- Hodges#8131 (Estigmene acrea)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on Aug 8, 2010. This is another view of the individual in the previous photo.  Species page at BugGuide.net . Virginia Tiger Moth - Hodges#8137 (Spilosoma virginica)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 6, 2013.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Virginia Tiger Moth - Hodges#8137 (Spilosoma virginica) Caterpillar  Photographed at Thousand Acre Swamp near Rochester, NY on Oct 1, 2006. Thousand Acre Swamp is a preserve owned by the Nature Conservancy.  Species page at BugGuide.net Virginia Tiger Moth - Hodges#8137 (Spilosoma virginica) Caterpillar  Photographed at Watkins Glen State Park, NY on Aug 17, 2011.  Species page at BugGuide.net Fall Webworm Moth - Hodges#8140 (Hyphantria cunea)? Male  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on July 26, 2018.   Species page at BugGuide.net
Fall Webworm Moth - Hodges#8140 (Hyphantria cunea) Caterpillar  This caterpillar was photographed in its web along the Lehigh Trail in Rush, NY on Aug 7, 2009.  Species page at BugGuide.net Fall Webworm Moth - Hodges#8140 (Hyphantria cunea) Caterpillar  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on Aug 16, 2014.   Species page at BugGuide.net Ruby Tiger Moth - Hodges#8156 (Phragmatobia fuliginosa) Dorsal  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 10, 2012.  Species Page at BugGuide.net
Ruby Tiger Moth - Hodges#8156 (Phragmatobia fuliginosa) Lateral  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 10, 2012. This is another view of the individual in the previous photo.  Species Page at BugGuide.net Ruby Tiger Moth - Hodges#8156 (Phragmatobia fuliginosa) Caterpillar  This probable  Ruby Tiger Moth  - Hodges#8156 ( Phragmatobia fuliginosa ), caterpillar was photographed at Braddock Bay Park on March 30, 2013.  Species Page at BugGuide.net Possible Banded Tussock Moth - Hodges#8203 (Halysidota tessellaris)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 3, 2011.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Banded Tussock Moth - Hodges#8203 (Halysidota tessellaris) Caterpillar  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on Aug 13, 2011.  Species page at BugGuide.net Banded Tussock Moth - Hodges#8203 (Halysidota tessellaris) Caterpillar  Photographed at Ellison Park Wetlands near Rochester, NY on Sep 13, 2009.  Species page at BugGuide.net Possible Sycamore Tussock Moth - Hodges#8204 (Halysidota harrisii)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 4, 2018.  Wingspan=57 mm.  Banded Tussock Moth,  H. tessellaris , is very similar but slightly smaller.   Species page at BugGuide.net
Hickory Tussock Moth - Hodges#8211 (Lophocampa caryae) Caterpillar  Photographed along the Lehigh Trail in Rush, NY on Aug 7, 2009.  Species page at BugGuide.net Hickory Tussock Moth - Hodges#8211 (Lophocampa caryae) Caterpillar  Photographed along the Lehigh Trail in Rush, NY on Aug 7, 2009. This is another view of the individual in the previous photo.  Species page at BugGuide.net Hickory Tussock Moth - Hodges#8211 (Lophocampa caryae) Caterpillar  Photographed at Ellison Park Wetlands near Rochester, NY on Sep 24, 2009.   Species page at BugGuide.net
Hickory Tussock Moth - Hodges#8211 (Lophocampa caryae) Caterpillar  Photographed along the Lehigh Trail  in Henrietta, NY on July 27, 2011. It was dangling in mid-air from a silken thread.   Species page at BugGuide.net Delicate Cycnia - Hodges#8230 - (Cycnia tenera)  Photographed at Thousand Acre Swamp near Rochester, NY on May 22, 2009. Thousand Acre Swamp is a preserve owned by the Nature Conservancy.  Species page at BugGuide.net 8230 Delicate Cycnia - Hodges#8230 (Cycnia tenera) Male Dorsal  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 21, 2019.   Species page at BugGuide.net
8230 Delicate Cycnia - Hodges#8230 (Cycnia tenera) Male Lateral  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 21, 2019.  This is another view of the moth in the previous photo.   Species page at BugGuide.net 8230 Delicate Cycnia - Hodges#8230 (Cycnia tenera) Male Ventral  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 21, 2019.  This is another view of the moth in the previous photo.   Species page at BugGuide.net Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 (Euchaetes egle) Pupa  Photographed in Henrietta, NY  near Rochester on Sep. 19, 2017.  The pupa resulted from a caterpillar that was found on a common milkweed plant.  The caterpillar was reared indoors.    Species page at BugGuide.net
Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 (Euchaetes egle) Female  Photographed in Henrietta, NY near Rochester on June 24, 2018.  This is the moth that emerged from the pupa in the previous photo.  The date of emergence was not recorded.    Species page at BugGuide.net Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 (Euchaetes egle)Female Lateral  Photographed in Henrietta, NY near Rochester on June 24, 2018.  This is the moth that emerged from the pupa in the previous photo.  The date of emergence was not recorded.   This is another view of the moth in the previous photo.   Species page at BugGuide.net Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 (Euchaetes egle) Eggs  The female moth in the previous photo laid these eggs on or about June 24, 2018, although she had not mated.  The eggs were observed for a couple of weeks, but they shriveled up and did not hatch.    Species page at BugGuide.net
Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 (Euchaetes egle) Caterpillar  Photographed on a common milkweed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on Aug 17, 2013.  Species page at BugGuide.net Milkweed Tussock Moth - Hodges#8238 (Euchaetes egle) Caterpillar  Photographed on a common milkweed at Oatka Creek Park near Rochester, NY on Sep 4, 2006.  Species page at BugGuide.net Virginia Ctenucha Moth - Hodges#8262 (Ctenucha virginica) Male  Photographed  near Rochester, NY on June 28, 2008.   Species page at BugGuide.net
Virginia Ctenucha Moth - Hodges#8262 (Ctenucha virginica) Male  Photographed at Thousand Acre Swamp near Rochester, NY on June 21, 2008. Thousand Acre Swamp is a preserve owned by the Nature Conservancy.  Species page at BugGuide.net Virginia Ctenucha Moth - Hodges#8262 (Ctenucha virginica) Male  Photographed near Rochester, NY on June 26, 2019.   Species page at BugGuide.net Virginia Ctenucha Moth - Hodges#8262 (Ctenucha virginica) Caterpillar  Photographed  at Thousand Acre Swamp in Penfield, NY near Rochester on May 10, 2011. Thousand Acre Swamp is a preserve owned by the Nature Conservanchy.   Species page at BugGuide.net
Yellow-collared Scape Moth - Hodges# 8267 (Cisseps fulvicollis)  Photographed at Cape May, NJ On Oct 7, 2008.  Species page at BugGuide.net Yellow-collared Scape Moth - Hodges# 8267 (Cisseps fulvicollis) Male Dorsal  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug. 8, 2013.   Species page at BugGuide.net Yellow-collared Scape Moth - Hodges# 8267 (Cisseps fulvicollis) Male Lateral  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug. 8, 2013.  This is another view of the moth in the previous photo.   Species page at BugGuide.net
Gypsy Moth - Hodges#8318 (Lymantria dispar) Male  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 3, 2013. This is an introduced pest of hardwood trees.   Species page at BugGuide.net Common Idia Moth - Hodges#8323 (Idia aemula)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 7, 2012.   Species page at BugGuide.net . Toothed Idia Moth - Hodges#8333 (Idia denticulalis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Sep 1, 2015.  Wingspan=23 mm.   Species Page at BugGuide.net
Glossy Black Idia - Hodges#8334 (Idia lubricalis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on June 25, 2016.  Wingspan=36 mm.   Species page at BugGude.net) Glossy Black Idia - Hodges#8334 (Idia lubricalis) Mating Pair  Photographed near Rpchester, NY on July 1, 2017.   Species page at BugGude.net) Dark-banded Owlet - Hodges#8338 (Phalaenophana pyramusalis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 19, 2012.  Species page at BugGuide.net .
Grayish Zanclognatha - Hodges#8348 (Zanclognatha pedipilalis)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on Aug 16, 2014.   Species page at BugGuide.net Early Zanclognatha - Hodges#8351 - (Zanclognatha cruralis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 28, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net Wavy-lined Zanclognatha - Hodges#8353 (Zanclognatha jacchus)  Photographed at Black Creek Park near Rochester, NY on Aug 13, 2013. Wingspan=31 mm.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Morbid Owlet - Hodges 8355 (Chytolita morbidalis)  Photographed along the  Auburn Trail in Victor, NY on June 15, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net . Morbid Owlet - Hodges 8355 (Chytolita morbidalis) Male  Photographed along the  Auburn Trail in Victor, NY on June 15, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net . Slant-lined Owlet Moth - Hodges#8357 (Macrochilo absorptalis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on June 15, 2015.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Bronzy Macrochilo - Hodges#8360 (Macrochilo orciferalis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 10, 2013. Wingspan=25 mm.   Species page at BugGuide.net Louisiana Macrochilo - Hodges#8361 (Macrochilo louisiana)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 30, 2014. Wingspan=27 mm.  Species page at BugGuide.net Dark Phalaenostola - Hodges#8363 (Phalaenostola eumelusalis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 13, 2014. Wingspan=23 mm.   Species page at BugGuide.net
Renia salusalis - Hodges 8378 Female  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 7, 2017.  Wingspan=31 mm.   Species page at BugGuide.net Discolored Renia Moth - Hodges#8381 - (Renia discoloralis)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on July 17, 2008.  Species page at BugGuide.net Discolored Renia Moth - Hodges#8381 (Renia discoloralis)  Photographed at the Burroughs Audubon Nature Club sanctuary in Victor, NY on July 22, 2017,    Species page at BugGuide.net
Speckled Renia Moth - Hodges#8386 (Renia adspergillus)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on July 15, 2009.   Species page at BugGuide.net Ambiguous Moth - Hodges#8393 (Lascoria ambigualis) Female  Photographed near Rochester, NY on May 26, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net Ambiguous Moth - Hodges#8393 (Lascoria ambigualis) Female  Photographed near Rochester, NY on June 3, 2016.   Species page at BugGuide.net
Ambiguous Moth - Hodges#8393 (Lascoria ambigualis) Male  Photographed near Rochester, NY on May 23, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net Dark-spotted Palthis Moth - Hodges#8397 (Palthis angulalis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on May 30, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net Dark-spotted Palthis Moth - Hodges#8397 (Palthis angulalis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 17, 2013.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Dark-spotted Palthis Moth - Hodges#8397 (Palthis angulalis) Lateral  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 20, 2013.  Species page at BugGuide.net Faint-spotted Palthis Moth - Hodges#8398 (Palthis asopialis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on May 24, 2012.  Species page at BugGuide.net Faint-spotted Palthis Moth - Hodges#8398 (Palthis asopialis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 28, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Spotted Grass Moth - Hodges#8404 (Rivula propinqualis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 2, 2014.   Species Page at BugGuide.net Spotted Grass Moth - Hodges#8404 (Rivula propinqualis)  Photographed at Thousand Acre Swamp in Penfield, NY near Rochester on Aug 9, 2012. Thousand Acre Swamp is a preserve owned by the Nature Conservancy. Forewing length=9 mm.  Species Page at BugGuide.net Baltimore Hypena Moth - Hodges#8442 (Hypena baltimoralis)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on June 29, 2011.  Species Page at BugGuide.net
Green Cloverworm Moth - Hodges#8465 (Hypena scabra)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 29, 2009.  Species page at BugGuide.net . Green Cloverworm Moth - Hodges#8465 (Hypena scabra)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 29, 2009. This is another view of the individual in the previous photo.  Species page at BugGuide.net . The Herald - Hodges#8555 (Scoliopteryx libatrix)  Photographed near  Rochester, NY on June 24, 2015. Wingspan=42 mm.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Common Oak Moth - Hodges#8591 (Phoberia atomaris)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on April 30, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net Black Witch Moth - Hodges#8649 (Ascalapha odorata)  Photographed at Vientos Frescos Falls near Tilaran, Costa Rica on Nov 4, 2014.  This species can be up to 6 inches (15 cm) across.   Species page at BugGuide.net Lunate Zale - Hodges#8689 (Zale lunata)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on September 9, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Boxelder Zale - Hodges#8692 (Zale galbanata)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 15, 2014. Wingspan=42 mm.  It is also called maple zale.   Species page at BugGuide.net Colorful Zale - Hodges#8697 (Zale minerea)  Photographed in Henrietta, NY near Rochester on June 29, 2016.   Species page at BugGuide.net Horrid Zale - Hodges#8717 (Zale horrida)  Photographed at Cape May, NJ on May 13, 2014.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Maple Looper Moth - Hodges#8727 (Parallelia bistriaris)  Photographed in the town of Inlet, NY in Adirondack State Park on June 21, 2010.  Species page at BugGuide.net Maple Looper Moth - Hodges#8727 (Parallelia bistriaris)  Photographed at Mendon Ponds Park near Rochester, NY on Aug. 15, 2016.   Species page at BugGuide.net Clover Looper - Hodges#8738 (Caenurgina crassiuscula)  Photographed in Henrietta near Rochester, NY on July 26, 2009.  Species Page at  BugGuide.net
Forage Looper - Hodges#8739 (Caenurgina erechtea)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 17, 2012.  Species page at BugGuide.net . Forage Looper - Hodges#8739 (Caenurgina erechtea)  Photographed at Watkins Glen State Park on July 29, 2008.  Species page at BugGuide.net . Catocala obscura - Hodges#8784 Dorsal  Photographed in Henrietta, NY near Rochester on Aug 21, 2007.   Species page at BugGuide.net"
Catocala obscura - Hodges#8784 Underside  Photographed in Henrietta, NY near Rochester on Aug 21, 2007.  This is another view of the moth in the previous photo.   Species page at BugGuide.net" Once-married Underwing - Hodges#8805 (Catocala unijuga)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 24, 2009.  Species page at BugGuide.net Once-married Underwing - Hodges#8805 (Catocala unijuga)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 24, 2009. This is another view of the individual in the previous photo.  Species page at BugGuide.net .
Once-married Underwing - Hodges#8805 (Catocala unijuga)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on Aug 24, 2009. This is another view of the individual in the previous photo.  Species page at BugGuide.net Little Underwing - Hodges#8874 (Catocala minuta)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 16. 2014. Wingspan=44 mm.  Species page at BugGuide.net Little Underwing - Hodges#8874 (Catocala minuta)  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 18. 2015. Wingspan=45 mm.  Species page at BugGuide.net
Feeble Grass Moth - Hodges#9818 (Amolita fessa) Dorsal  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 4, 2014.  Species Page at BugGuide.net Feeble Grass Moth - Hodges#9818 (Amolita fessa) Lateral  Photographed near Rochester, NY on July 4, 2014. This is another view of the moth in the previous photo.  Species Page at BugGuide.net