Yellow-collared Scape Moth (Cisseps fulvicollis)

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

Regional

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Vincent, Alabama
Barling, Arkansas
Deer, Arkansas
Marion, Arkansas
Bear, Delaware
Divernon, Illinois
Thibodaux, Louisiana
Gouverneur, New York
Cincinnati, Ohio (2 reports)
Glouster, Ohio
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Members' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 26, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH (Zone 6a) wrote:

Host Plants: Grasses, lichens, and spike rush.

This moth is a daytime flyer and can be seen in the fall nectaring on flowers such as goldenrods and mistflower. They also come to a light.