Straight-lined Plagodis

April 30, 2017
yellow/brown/red moth on plexiglass, ruler for scale showing 21mm wingspan
Ventral view of same moth, showing similar colors
head-on view of moth showing raised abdomen
Moth on leaf, in hand

I set up my UV moth light/bucket with a sheet, next to the little stream that crosses under Monty's driveway in Jaffrey. It was quiet when I went out at midnight, and in the morning the bucket was knocked over. However, this beauty was sitting on one of the plexiglass fins above the bucket.

Straight-lined Plagodis (Plagodis phlogosaria)

Jaffrey, NH, 2017/04/30

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