Callopistria mollissima

Pink-Shaded Fern Moth


Callopistria mollissima, adult, Pink-Shaded Fern Moth

 

Family: Noctuidae

Subfamily: Eriopinae

Wingspan: 21 - 27 mm

 

As the common name suggests, larvae of Callopistria mollissima feed on various ferns.

Photo data: Ruraldale, West Virginia.

Pink-Shaded Fern Moth, West Virginia photo of adult

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