Faint-spotted Palthis Moth (Palthis asopialis)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Faint-spotted Palthis Moth (Palthis asopialis)

One of the litter moths (Subfamily Herminiinae). 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/1108714

larval hosts: Bidens, Erechtites hieracifolia, Phaseolus vulgaris, Quercus, Symphoricarpos orbiculatus, Zea mays (source: Natural History Museum, London)

Learn: http://bugguide.net/node/view/6019

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