Bent-Line Carpet (Costaconvexa centrostrigaria)
Bent-Line Carpet, is a moth in the family Geometridae. It is native to most of North America, except the Arctic.
Sexually dimorphic. FW of male is pale gray with a blackish AM line and outer section of PM line. Female is similar but has darker gray median band. Both sexes show a black discal dot.
Hosts: Low plants, including knotweed and smartweed.
Juniper-Twig Geometer (Patalene olyzonaria)
It is found from Quebec and New Hampshire to Florida, west to Texas, north to Wisconsin.
FW is variably grayish tan to orange with faint AM line and bold blackish blotches PM line that kinks inward before reaching costa. Often shows blackish blotches in ST area. Apex is hooked, especially in female.
Hosts: Juniper, also white cedar and possibly pine.
Dark-Spotted Palthis (Palthis angulalis)
Tan FW has oblique brown median band that stops short of costa. Reniform spot is a slanting brown crescent. Apical patch is rusty brown. Outer third of FW is tightly creased. Male has long upturned labial palps.
Hosts: Coniferous and deciduous trees, including ash, alder, maple, spruce, and willow.
Gallium Sphinx (Hyles gallii)
Hyles gallii (bedstraw hawk-moth, galium sphinx) is a moth of the family Sphingidae.
Resembles Spurge Hawkmoth, but jagged cream-colored stripe on FW is clean-cut., without any dark peppering. Black HW has a broad pink median band.
Hosts: Bedstraw, willow weed woodruff, and godetia.
Large Tolype (Tolype velleda)
Tolype velleda, the Large Tolype moth is a species of moth of the Lasiocampidae family. It is found from Nova Scotia to central Florida, west to Texas and north to Ontario.
The wingspan is 32–58 mm. The females are larger than the males. Males have whitish veins and a broad dark grey subterminal band on their forewings. The hindwings are dark grey, either with or without a whitish median band. Females have similar markings, but are paler and less contrasting. Adults are on wing from July to September in one generation per year.
Hosts: Deciduous trees, including apple, ash, birch, elm, oak and plum.
Evergestis rimosalis, the cross-striped cabbageworm, is a moth of the Crambidae family. It is found in most of the eastern United States.
The wingspan is about 25 mm. The forewings are light brownish-grey with dark grey patches. The hindwings are white with dark grey apical shading and a dark discal spot
Host: The larvae feed on various Brassicaceae species, including cabbage, collard greens and Brussels sprouts.
Pink-Washed Looper (Enigmogramma basigera)
Pinkish gray FW has contrasting patch of warm brown shading in inner median area, forming a saddle. Two-part silvery stigma has an inverted U-shaped inner part and a solid outer part.
Hosts: Umbellate water pennywort
Dotted Sallow (Anathix ralla)
Anathix ralla, the Dotted Sallow Moth, is a species of cutworm or dart moth in the family Noctuidae.
Orange FW has slightly scalloped, double AM and PM lines. Angled brown median band is often conspicuous. ST and terminal lines are rows of black dots. Obicular and reniform spots have diffuse blackish dots in inner halves.
Bold-Feathered Grass Moth (Herpetogramma pertextalis)
Herpetogramma pertextalis, the Bold-Feathered Grass Moth, is a species of moth of the family Crambidae. It was first described by Julius Lederer in 1863 and is found in North America.
Semi-translucent wings have violet sheen and pattern of scalloped brown lines.
Hosts: Low plants, including violets.
Packard’s Wave (Cyclophorna packardi)
On this unusually cool September morning, a surprise first-time visitor, Packard’s Wave.
Pale orange wings are densely peppered reddish. AM and PM lines are dotted. Sometimes has smudgy dark median band. All wings are marked with small hollow discal spots.
Hosts: Unknown, possible oak or sweet fern.