Nadata gibbosa

930046.00 — 7915 — Nadata gibbosa (Smith, 1797) — White-dotted Prominent

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Castanea sp.

Polyphagous (woody plants)

Remarks

Many of the records of this Fagaceae feeder on Block Island are from Nathan Mott Park, where some of the island’s only chestnut trees (Castanea sp.) are found.

References

  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2018. Drepanoidea, Doidae; Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part): Pygaerinae, Notodontinae, Cerurinae, Phalerinae, Periergosinae, Dudusinae, Hemiceratinae. The Moths of America north of Mexico, Fascicle 22.1A: 164; pl. A-8, figs. 7-13 (order).
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 33.55m; p. 250. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths