Photo by Melody

Rose Hooktip (Oreta rosea)

Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Drepanidae
Genus: Oreta
Species: rosea (RO-zee-a) (Info)


No positives
1 neutral
No negatives


This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Glouster, Ohio
Lampasas, Texas

By DiOhio
Thumbnail #1 of Rose Hooktip (Oreta rosea) by DiOhio

By DiOhio

Thumbnail #2 of Rose Hooktip (Oreta rosea) by DiOhio

Member Notes:

Neutral DiOhio On Jan 19, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH
(Zone 6a) wrote:

Colors can varry with this moth. Colors can range anywhere between an all-yellow form and a dull pinkish-brown form. All forms have the hooked apex and pm. line that angles back sharply toward costa below apex.

Host plant is birches and viburnums.

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