Virginia Ctenucha (Ctenucha virginica)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Arctiidae (ark-TYE-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Ctenucha
Species: virginica

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Oakland, Maryland
Craryville, New York
Van Etten, New York
Glouster, Ohio

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On Jan 27, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

Host Plants: Grasses, Irises and sedges.

This moth is very similar to the Yellow-collared Scape moth but take note of the wide wings, metalic blue body and whitish fringe on the wings.