Light Marathyssa Moth
Marathyssa basalis (Wlk)
Noctuidae
Hodges 8956


Female, March 3, 2008

Identification: Corvell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 154. Similar to Dark Marathyssa, but the male antennae is bipectinate, and broader. The forewing is yellowish-brown and the overall general appearance is paler. The post-median line meets the inner margin at a more oblique angle. The caterpillar host plant is poison ivy.

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