Grapeleaf Skeletonizer Moth – 7/5/21
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 7/5/21
Observation Time: 2:10 p.m.
Observation Location: Maskwonicut St. bridge over Beaver Brook
Common Name: Grapeleaf skeletonizer moth
Scientific Name: Harrisina americana
Comments: Grapevine skeletonizer moth larvae feed on grape leaves (hence the name) and Virginia creeper leaves. Adults live only a few days. Note the feathery antennae, which are characteristic of moths.
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