Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Happy Pollinator Week: June 21-27, 2021! Butterflies and moths are pollinators of many flowering plants.

Did you know? The Hummingbird Clearwing (Hemaris thysbe) hovers in flight and uses its long tongue to sip nectar from flowers.

Yellow-spotted Graylet
Hyperstrotia flaviguttata (Grote, 1882)

Family: Noctuidae
Subfamily: Acontiinae
Identification: Similar to H. secta. Yellow spot above a brown median patch.
Wing Span:
Life History:
Flight: June-August.
Caterpillar Hosts:
Adult Food:
Range: Massachusetts to Florida, west to Texas.
Management Needs:
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