Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Homadaula anisocentra Meyrick, 1922
Adult: forewing shiny dark gray with small black spots; hindwing solid dark gray.
The range must be expanding. Covell (1)
lists its range as Maryland to Florida and west to the Great Plains and Texas. Now this species is at least as far north as Massachusetts.
Mimosa and Honey Locust (Gleditsia triacanthos)
Larvae live in communal webs and overwinter in the pupal stage. (1)
Native to Japan and China first found in the U.S. in Washington D.C. in 1943.
Moth Photographers Group
- species page with photographs of living and pinned adults.
live adult images
by Bob Patterson, plus common name reference and dates (Moth Photographers Group)
- life history, photographs of pinned adult and life cycle.