Black Wedge-Spot
Homophoberia apicosa (Haw.)
Hodges 9057

June 2007

June 2007                                                                    June 2010
Bottom photos courtesy Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 147. The forewing is grayish-brown with cream to pinkish tan reniform spot and sub-terminal lines. The hindwing is whitish with grayish brown shading and black dot at the outer margin. Note the cream spot near the rear edge of the grayish brown thorax. The caterpillar host plant is Lady's Thumb Knotweed.

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