The Laugher Moth
Charadra deridens (Gn.)
Noctuidae
Hodges 9189

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 81. The forewing is mottled pale and dark gray. The ante-median and post-median lines are wavy and black, connected across the median area by a thin black line. The orbicular spot is white-filled, with a black dot at the center. The hindwing is grayish-brown, darker at the outer margin. The caterpillar host plants are birch, maple, beech, elm, and oak.

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