Lucerne Moth
Nomophila nearctica (Mun.)
Hodges 5156

Identification Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 400. The forewing is narrow, rounded at the tip. The color is brown with fine grayish-brown veins and streaks. The heaviest markings are large grayish-brown orbicular, claviform, and reniform spots and curved midsection of post-median line. The hindwing is lighter, unmarked. The caterpillar host plants are celery, polygonum, and clover.

The Lucerne Moth may also be known as False Webworm, Celery Stalkworm, and American Celery Webworm.

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