Mocis latipes - Small Mocis Moth - Striped Grass Looper - curuquerê-dos-capinzais (Lepidoptera - Noctuoidea - Erebidae - Erebinae - Euclidiini) Biodiversidade, Biodiversity, Nature videos, Vídeos de Natureza, Santo Amaro da Imperatriz, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brasil
Synonyms: Remigia latipes (Guenée, 1852), Ophiusa delinquens (Walker, 1858), Remigia exscindens (Walker, 1858), Remigia subtilis (Walker, 1858), Remigia collata (Walker, 1865), Remigia indentata (Harvey, 1875)
It is found from North America (from southern Ontario and Quebec to Florida, west to Arizona, north to Minnesota and south through Central to South America.
The forewings are yellowish brown variably shaded with darker brown. Females are more yellowish to reddish than the males. The hindwings are yellowish brown with dark brown shading and two faint lines. Adults are on wing from June to October.
The larvae feed on various grasses, including rice and corn. They have also been recorded feeding on beans and turnip.
Thanks to Noe Avila for id in taxonomy help
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