Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Vetch Looper Moth
Caenurgia chloropha (Hübner, 1818)

Family: Erebidae
Subfamily: Erebinae
Identification: Forewing pale grayish brown in male, orangish yellow-brown in female. Lines fine, inconspicuous; lower pm. line bulges inward. Note diffuse dark patch beyond pm. line; it is darker in female than in male. Hindwing yellowish with two gray bands in both sexes.
Wing Span: 2.7-3.6 cm.
Life History:
Flight: April-October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Vetch.
Adult Food:
Range: Southern Ontario to Florida, west to Kansas and Texas.
Management Needs:
Comments: NULL
Get your BAMONA Gear!

Hoodies and t-shirts in two designs!

Advertise with us!

Do you have a product or service that you think would interest BAMONA users? If you would like to advertise on this website, contact us by email, or use the contact form and select the "Advertising" category.