As caterpillars, looper moths tend to move with a looping gait.
Moths are usually seen feeding on grasses, clover and ragweed.
Category: Butterfly or Moth
Common name: Forage Looper Moth
Scientific Name: Caenurgina erechtea
Adult Size (Length): 30mm to 40mm (1.18in to 1.57in) [ COMPARE ]
Identifying Colors: brown; ivory; white
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama, Texas
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