Spotted Beet Webworm Moth (Hymenia perspectalis)
|Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info) |
This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
|By melody |
|Negative ||melody ||On Sep 3, 2006, melody from Benton, KY
(Zone 7a) wrote:
The small green caterpillars, which have purple spots on their heads are destructive to beets, chard, potatoes and greenhouse plants.
The tiny moth however, is a nectar feeder.
Found throughout most of Eastern North America, the shy moth is usually found when disturbing foliage in the garden.
Timer: 10.25 jiffies (0.10253596305847).