Notes on Alypia octomaculata (Eight-spotted Forester Moth)

Habitat: Open areas with flowers, presumably near woodland edges where hostplants grow.

Season: March-July (BG data)

Food: Larvae feed on leaves of grape (Vitis spp.), peppervine (Ampelopsis spp.), and Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia).
Adults take nectar from flowers of herbaceous plants, and fly during the day.

Posted by mattgeo1990 mattgeo1990, April 05, 2018 15:00

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