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Genista Broom Moth

Uresiphita reversalis

Description:

The forewing is light brown/orange with dark scalloped AM and PM lines.

Habitat:

Under porch light at night in backyard. Range is "Nova Scotia to Florida, west to California, north to Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa; also occurs in Mexico" - BugGuide

Notes:

""Genista Broom Moth" is an odd common name for a native North American moth as Genista (common name of "broom") is an Old World genus, family Fabaceae." - BugGuide

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2 Comments

:) Thank you Luis!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Great series Cindy

Escondido, California, USA

Spotted on Jul 28, 2012
Submitted on Jul 31, 2012

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