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New - October 13, 2017

(Possible) Pale Western Cutworm Moth - Agrotis orthogonia

Clearwing Moth - Euhagena nebraskae

Upside-down Owlet Moth - Pseudanarta flava

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        Alucitoidea
  • Many-plume Moth - (Alucitidae) - tiny, golden, feathery moth in Taylorsville, Utah
        Bombycoidea
  • Carolina Sphinx Moth - (Manduca sexta) - Tomato Worm moth in Saratoga Springs, Utah Cnty. UT
  • One-eyed Sphinx Moth - (Smerinthus cerisyi) - male & female - three different moths at Strawberry Reservoir
  • Snowberry Sphinx Moth - (Sphinx_vashti) - at Rock Cliff State Park in Wasatch County, UT
  • White-lined Sphinx Moth - (Hyles lineata) - 1 in Taylorsville 2008, 1 at Bear River 2006, 1 on Antelope Island UT 2017
  • Hera Buckmoth - (Hemileuca hera) - at Promontory Point, Box Elder County, 2017, and at LeBarron Point, Utah County, 2004
        Cossoidea
        Gelechioidea
        Geometroidae (Geometrid Moths)
        Hepialoidea
  • Ghost moth (Gazoryctra pulcher) - in Brighton, Utah above Silver Lake
       Lasiocampidae
        Noctuoidea   
  • Abagrotis (genus) - medium-sized tan moth with gray stripes in Taylorsville, Utah, 200i9
  • Agrochola purpurea - big orange and gold owlet moth in Taylorsville, Utah, 2008
  • Alfalfa Looper Moth (Autographa californica) - in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Bicolored Sallow - (Sunira bicolorago) - yellow moth with 2 black spots in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Armyworm Moth - (Mythimna unipuncta) - gold moth with two white spots in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Catocala neogama- "The Bride" - gray moth with yellowish spots and bands in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Celery Looper Moth - (Anagrapha falcifera) - gray moth with brownish-red saddle in Taylorsville and Antelope Island, UT
  • Collared Arches Moth - (Lacinipolia strigicollis) - in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Common Idia  (Idia aemula) - brown moth with two gold spots in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Cutworm Moth - (Euxoa idahoensis) - brown spotted moth in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Cutworm or Dart Moth - Genus Leucania - in the Jordanelle wetlands in Wasatch County, UT
  • Darker-spotted Straw Moth (Heliothis phloxiphagus) - in Salt Lake City, Utah & Bear River MBR
  • Dichagyris variabilis - owlet moth in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Dingy Cutworm Moth (Feltia jaculifera) - in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Gnophaela vermiculata - "Police Car Moth" at Powder Mtn. & Brighton, Utah
  • Hadenini Moth - (Hecatera dysodea) - European owlet moth in Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Ipsilon Dart Moth (Agrotis ipsilon) - cutworm moth on Antelope Island
  • Isabella Tiger Moth  (Pyrrharctica isabella) - in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Large Yellow Underwing - (Noctua pronuba) - in Taylorsville, UT and on Antelope Island, Davis Cnty., UT
  • Lichen Moth - (Cisthene angelus) - at Tonaquint Nature Park, St. George, UT
  • Lichen Moth - (Cisthene barnesii) - brown and gold moth in Taylorsville, UT
  • Lichen Moth - (Lycomorpha grotei) - orange-winged moth with black trim near St. George, Utah
  • Litholomia napaea - "False Pinion Moth" on Antelope Island, Davis County, Utah
  • Narrow-winged Midget (Tarache augustipennis) - brown and white moth on Antelope Island
  • Oligia rampartensis - brown owlet moth with orange and light brown markings in Taylorsville
  • Pale Western Cutworm Moth (Possible) - (Agrotis orthogonia) - very pale moth in Mercur Canyon, Tooele Cnty., UT 10-2017
  • Parasemia plantaginis - black and orange (yellow) tiger moth at Brighton, Utah
  • Plagiomimicus - probable spumosum and manti species in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Ponometia elegantula - "Arizona Bird Dropping Moth" - white and gold moth with a dark white-ringed spot in St. George, Utah
  • Ponometia hutsoni - tiny cream-solored moth with gold diagonal lines and one large and one small spot in St. George, UT
  • Prairie Bird-dropping Moth - (Ponometia binocula) - white moth with a gold stripe on Antelope Island
  • Pseudanarta flava - small gray and brown moth with beautiful gold underwing in west desert & Mercur Canyon, UT, 2016-17
  • Ranchman's Tiger Moth - (Platyprepia virginalis) - two photos at Garr Ranch on Antelope Island
  • Schinia aetheria - brown and white moth with large spots at Strawberry Res., Utah
  • Schinia albafascia - cream colored moth with brown spots and wavy lines in the Jordanelle Dam wetlands
  • Schinia arcigera - "Arc-lined Flower Moth" - rust brown & pinkish striped moth in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Schinia mortua - flower moth on curlycup gumweed on Antelope Island
  • Schinia acutilinea - "Acute-lined Flower Moth" - on rabbitbrush at Promontory Point, Utah
  • Schinia tertia - two separate brown, tan and white flower moths on Antelope Island
  • Schinia unimacula - flower moth that feeds on rabbitbrush at Bear River MBR, UT 2006, 2015
  • Sordid Dart - (Euxoa adumbrata) - brown cutworm moth with wing spots on Antelope Island, 2009
  • Stiria intermixta - male and female yellow moths with brown markings and brown saddles on Antelope Island
  • "The Sweetheart" - (Catocala amatrix) - two separate moths from 2008 & 2011 in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Tarache areli - a small brown and cream moth that looks like a bird dropping in St. George, UT
  • Tiger Moth  - big white moth in Taylorsville, Utah 2006
  • Ufeus hulstii - soft chocolate brown moth with thin dark wing lines in Taylorsville, Ut  2017
  • Underwing Moth - (Catocala aholibah) - pretty gray moth in Red Butte Garden, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Western Yellowstriped Armyworm Moth  - (Spodoptera praefica) - yellow & brown moth in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Yellow-collared Scape Moth - (Cisseps fulvicollis) - at Bear River MBR
        Pterophoroidea
  • Plume Moth - (Emmelina monodactyla) - "Morning Glory Plume Moth" on Antelope Island
  • Plume Moth - (possible Hellinsia) - light golden moth with long wings in St. George, Utah
  • Snapdragon Plume Moth - (Stenoptilodes antirrhina) - destructive pupa and moths on snapdragon
        Pyraloidea
  • American Plum Borer Moth - (Euzophera semifuneralis)  - brown and gray moth in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Celery Leaftier - (Udea rubigalis) - garden pest in the grasses on Antelope Island
  • Clover Hayworm Moth  (Hypsopygia costalis) - in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Dolichomia olinalis - "Yellow-fringed Colichomia Moth" - in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Gold-banded Etiella moth - (Etiella zinckenella) - gray moth with gold squiggles in Taylorsille, UT
  • Gooseberry Fruitworm Moth - (Zophodia grossulariella) - grey moth with zigzag stripe in LaVerkin, Utah
  • Large Tabby Moth  (Aglossa pinguinalis ) - in Taylorsville, UT
  • Meal Moth (Pyralis arinalis) - brown and greenish moth (and larva) in Taylorsville, UT, 2007
  • Myelopsis - (genus Myelopsis) - tan and brown moth with zigzag lines in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Pyralid Moth - possible Anadelosemia species - brown moth with stripes at Strawberry Reservoir, Wasatch Cnty, UT
  • Stored Grain Moth - (Aglossa caprealis) - speckled brown moth in Taylorsville, Utah
  • Webbing Coneworm Moth (Dioryctria disclusa) - small orange and brown moth in Taylorsville, Utah
                     Crambidae (Snout Moths)
         Saturnidae
  • Luna Moth (silkmoth) - photo taken in North Carolina            
         Sesiidae
         Tineoidea
  • Bagworm Moth - (Thyridopteryx meadi)  - on Creosote Bush in Clark County, NV
  • Snailcase Bagworm - (Apterona helicoidella) - tiny mud case for the larvae at North Arm, Pineview Reservoir, Weber Cnty, UT
  • Tubeworm Moth - Acrolophus in Taylorsville, UT
         Tortricidea
Yponomeutoidea
Unidentified Moths - any help in identification would be appreciated [ birdbrain@amazingnature.us ]
Caterpillars


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