Schlaeger’s Fruitworm Moth – 6/2/20
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 6/2/20
Observation Time: 1:30 p.m.
Observation Location: Near tennis courts at outbound train station
Common Name: Schlaeger’s fruitworm moth
Scientific Name: Antaeotricha schlaegeri
Comments: The Schlaeger’s fruitworm moth is found in north-eastern North America, south to North Carolina and west to Kansas and Texas.
Adults resemble a bird-dropping. The wingspan is 21–30 mm.
The larvae feed on white oak and related species.
More Information: Wikipedia