Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Moth

What I thought was a plume moth turned out to be a grapeleaf skeletonizer moth (Harrisina americana).

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Its host plants include wild grapes and Virginia creeper. Their length measures 8-12 mm and wingspan 18-28 mm.

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6 responses to this post.

  1. I’ve never heard of it. It sure is pretty!

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  2. I’ll be on the lookout for this beautiful moth.

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  3. You lucked out with that pretty moth.

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