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Four-spotted Yellowneck Moth
Photo © Judy Gallagher; suburban backyard, Woodbridge, VA; August 2010

Four-spotted Yellowneck or Leaf Litter Moth
Oegoconia quadripuncta
Superfamily Gelechioidea Family Autostichidae

Wingspan: 11-17 mm

Flight period: May to August (peak in July)

Habitat: Lawns and gardens; adults are nocturnal and attracted to light

Caterpillar host plants: detritus in leaf litter