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Grote's Pinion Moth

Lithophane grotei


Family: Noctuidae, Subfamily: Noctuinae, Tribe: Xylenini. A common thick- bodied moth TL 22-26 mm. (3/4 - 1 inch) Rough gray PW with jagged black lines. White/gray spots. Hosts: apple, birch, maple and oak.


Found during the day on the house near a light source. (Inhabits woodlands and meadow)

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Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Nov 8, 2012
Submitted on Nov 27, 2012

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