Somber Carpet Moth
Disclisioprocta stellata
Geometridae
Hodges 7417


September 9, 2005


September 14, 2006


Pete Williams, Gulf Breeze, Florida
September 2010

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Pg. 386. Wings deep brown, ante-median and post-median areas sometimes paler yellowish, especially southward. Lines are black, wavy; post-median line is heaviest. Look for white filling in ante-median and post-median lines and white spotting in sub-terminal area. Caterpillar host plants are Amaranth and Devil's Claw (Unicorn Plant).

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