Attributes of Lycomorpha pholus

Black-and-yellow Lichen Moth
Lycomorpha pholus (Drury, 1773)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Arctiinae
Identification: Body and wings bluish black. Tegulae and bases of forewing and hindwing yellowish orange.
Wing Span: 2.5-3.2 cm.
Life History: A day-flier, often seen on flowers such as goldenrod.
Flight: July-September.
Caterpillar Hosts: Lichens.
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Nova Scotia to North Carolina, west to South Dakota and Texas.
Conservation:
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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
August 17, 2013 wayne13114 Oswego County, New York, United States March 09, 2014 Details
September 15, 2013 mikand54 Cleburne County, Alabama, United States January 18, 2014 Details
September 15, 2013 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States December 22, 2013 Details
September 08, 2013 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States September 12, 2013 Details
September 04, 2013 Jeff Brown Montgomery County, Ohio, United States September 09, 2013 Details
September 08, 2013 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States September 08, 2013 Details
August 17, 2013 cooolschmoool Grayson County, Virginia, United States August 29, 2013 Details
June 28, 2013 KristyBaker Rutherford County, Tennessee, United States August 17, 2013 Details
August 04, 2013 routledge_SaultCollege Ontario, Canada August 04, 2013 Details
July 11, 2013 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States July 24, 2013 Details
July 05, 2013 Jonathan Williams Overton County, Tennessee, United States July 18, 2013 Details
June 27, 2013 lorispencer Logan County, Arkansas, United States June 27, 2013 Details
June 09, 2013 menasian Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States June 20, 2013 Details
July 23, 2012 Lula Field Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States April 04, 2013 Details
September 15, 2012 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States March 18, 2013 Details
October 17, 2012 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States March 18, 2013 Details
October 20, 2012 CA Ivy Adair County, Oklahoma, United States March 18, 2013 Details
August 13, 2004 curtis.lehman (Paul Dennehy) Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States February 23, 2013 Details
September 25, 2011 Debbie Taylor Pope County, Arkansas, United States January 02, 2013 Details
September 27, 2012 CA Ivy Sebastian County, Arkansas, United States October 21, 2012 Details
September 10, 2012 la88mariposa Jackson County, Missouri, United States September 13, 2012 Details
September 12, 2012 Howell Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States September 13, 2012 Details
July 25, 2012 Kyle Jones Windsor County, Vermont, United States September 10, 2012 Details
August 23, 2012 aarongunnar Chippewa County, Wisconsin, United States August 25, 2012 Details
August 03, 2012 BeaLaporte Ontario, Canada August 18, 2012 Details
June 15, 2012 vinstanton Madison County, North Carolina, United States July 18, 2012 Details
July 02, 2011 jim figlar Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States July 09, 2012 Details
July 02, 2012 Matt ODonnell Bernalillo County, New Mexico, United States July 05, 2012 Details
July 27, 2009 Nancy Lea Sandy Natrona County, Wyoming, United States May 16, 2012 Details
September 08, 2011 Marvin Smith Searcy County, Arkansas, United States January 03, 2012 Details
August 14, 2011 jrooter Jefferson County, Montana, United States August 22, 2011 Details
August 12, 2011 curtis.lehman Pendleton County, West Virginia, United States August 15, 2011 Details
September 22, 2007 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States April 14, 2011 Details
June 16, 2007 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States April 14, 2011 Details
August 30, 2009 drkilmer Frederick County, Maryland, United States January 23, 2011 Details
June 14, 2010 legacy.reporter (Chuck Tague) Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States August 03, 2010 Details
June 18, 2010 kent (Kent Fothergill) Crawford County, Missouri, United States August 03, 2010 Details
August 08, 2009 kgardner (Karl Gardner) Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States April 02, 2010 Details
June 24, 2009 legacy.reporter (Emily Boves) Knox County, Tennessee, United States March 09, 2010 Details
July 03, 2009 legacy.reporter (Michael Lee Bierly) Davidson County, Tennessee, United States March 09, 2010 Details
July 21, 2008 legacy.reporter (Leonard Hess) Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States January 05, 2010 Details
May 24, 2009 legacy.reporter (Teresa Raymond) Brown County, Indiana, United States January 04, 2010 Details
June 29, 2009 legacy.reporter (DJ Stanley) White County, Tennessee, United States October 19, 2009 Details
July 04, 2009 curtis.lehman (Curt Lehman) Fayette County, West Virginia, United States August 17, 2009 Details
August 16, 2008 legacy.reporter (Jon M. Yuschock) Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States August 17, 2009 Details
May 24, 2009 legacy.reporter (Teresa Raymond) Brown County, Indiana, United States July 24, 2009 Details
June 11, 1980 legacy.reporter (Heitzman, J. Richard) Barry County, Missouri, United States July 13, 2009 Details
June 14, 1991 legacy.reporter Barry County, Missouri, United States July 13, 2009 Details
September 17, 1935 legacy.reporter (Froeshner, R.C.) Boone County, Missouri, United States July 13, 2009 Details
June 23, 1990 legacy.reporter Boone County, Missouri, United States July 13, 2009 Details