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Clover Hayworm Moth

Posted on Sep 19, 2015

Clover Hayworm Moth

Here’s what seems to be the Clover Hayworm (Hypsopygia costalis) moth, a species that I saw on multiple occasions during the middle of the summer. Apparently their name is derived from their caterpillars being a historic pest in haystacks, and they feed on various forms of dried vegetation. Scott Kruitbosch Conservation & Outreach Coordinator

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