CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Dusky Herpetogramma Moth (Herpetogramma phaeopteralis)
New to my buggy life list. My encounter was submitted and accepted to add this species to the Osceola county Florida checklist at butterfliesandmoths.com http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/sighting_details/1095846
A Crambid Snout Moth (Family Crambidae)
Larval host: leaves of grasses
aka Tropical Sod Webworm (larva)
considered a pest of golf courses and lawns, so get rid of your lawn and enjoy the pollination it provides.
Shown on Florida Native Plant: Bidens alba