Ponometia candefacta

931314.00 — 9090 — Ponometia candefacta (Hübner, [1831]) — Olive-shaded Bird Dropping Moth

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Ambrosia artemisiifolia

Ambrosia artemisiifolia


  • 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.
  • Lafontaine, J.D. & R.W. Poole, 2010. Review of the New World genera of the subfamily Acontiinae (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae). ZooKeys, 39: 1-160.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 50.17m; p. 280. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Species Page at Robert W. Poole's Nearctica.com
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.