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Black arches moth

Melanchra assimilis

Description:

Caterpillar; emerald green with two yellow stripes.

Habitat:

On a fern at the edge of a lake.

Notes:

Any help with the ID would be greatly appreciated.

1 species ID suggestions

1 Comment

Ioannis
Ioannis a year ago

Very similar shape and colour to European Broom Moth (noctuelle du pois, Ceramica pisi or Melanchra pisi) which is not found in Canada.

Québec, Canada

Lat: 47.68, Long: -70.29

Spotted on Sep 19, 2015
Submitted on Nov 12, 2015

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