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Brown-hooded Owlet Moth

Cucullia convexipennis

Description:

Family: Noctuidae, Subfamily: Cuculliinae. A type of Hooded Owlet moth. TL 22-27 mm. Gray FW with brown streaks and black dashed. Dusky HW has whitish fringe. Abdomen tufts of brown scales. Hosts: Aster and goldenrod

Habitat:

Attracted to light. Near open woodlands and large meadow.

1 Species ID Suggestions

ianmaton
ianmaton 9 years ago
Brown-hooded Owlet Moth
Cucullia convexipennis Moth Photographers Group – Cucullia convexipennis – 10202


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4 Comments

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Thanks so much for the ID!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Not sure the size. I take so many. 3/4 - 1 inch?

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 9 years ago

geez carol....you could publish quite an extensive field guide with all the different moth's you find in your area.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

How big was this?

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Jul 13, 2012
Submitted on Jul 21, 2012

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