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Black Bordered Lemon Moth
Black Bordered Lemon Moth


Above © Kim Hosen; Merrimac Farm Wildlife Management Area; May 2012

Lower left © Judy Gallagher; Merrimac Fam Wildlife Management Area, Nokesville, VA; June 2010

Black-bordered Lemon Moth
Marimatha nigrofimbria
Noctuidae (Owlet Moths)

Wingspan: 18-22 mm

Flight period: June through September

Habitat: Eastern Woodlands

Caterpillar host plants: variety of herbs, including Morning Glory (Ipomea) and Crabgrass (Digitaria)