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Tulip-tree Beauty Moth

Epimecis hortaria

Description:

Has camouflage pattern like a hunter might wear. Various shades of grey and maybe some brown (lighting made it hard to get a good look at coloring).

Habitat:

Spotted just a few feet from a forest nature preserve in a large city.

Notes:

Found. ~11:00 PM EST in stairwell of an apartment building.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Musicwolf
Musicwolf 8 years ago
Tulip-tree Beauty Moth
Epimecis hortaria Epimecis hortaria


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2 Comments

PhoenixMayNest
PhoenixMayNest 8 years ago

Thanks!

Musicwolf
Musicwolf 8 years ago

The only reason I know this one is I just posted a spotting and got an ID here on Project Noah about a week ago ;). A lovely moth for sure.

PhoenixMayNest
Spotted by
PhoenixMayNest

North Carolina, USA

Spotted on May 9, 2014
Submitted on May 10, 2014

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