Photo courtesy Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
March 26, 2009
Identification Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 135. Easily recognized by the distinct whitish reniform spot that interrupts a broad black dash in the median area of the forewing. The lower post-median line is also whitish. Rest of the forewing is brown, or lighter brown with gray mottling near the base and along the costa, darker beyond the post-median line. The hindwing is pale to dark grayish-brown. Caterpillar host plant is beardtongue, figwort and other members of the snapdragon family.