Eastern Grass-tubeworm Moth (Acrolophus plumifrontella)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Eastern Grass-tubeworm Moth (Acrolophus plumifrontella)

Pretty fancy headdress.

Drawn to lights. Generally tubeworm moth larvae feed on soil detritus and the roots of grasses and other plants

Learn: http://bugguide.net/node/view/18147

photo from August 2015:



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