Need help with Noctuid moth

Pierre Zagatti zagatti at
Tue Feb 1 04:49:46 EST 2000

Dear BillandAl,

Your moth seems to be Glyphodes sibillalis Walker (Lep. Pyralidae Pyraustinae).
It is illustrated in Kimball's Lepidoptera of Florida (1963), which reports
Morus rubra as host plant.

I can send you a picture of a pinned moth if you want.

ClintonandGore at wrote:

> Dear Friends, Can anyone identify this moth for my Dad?  If he knows what it
> is he will stop calling it a butterfly.  That is so irritating!  Any host
> plant info would really be a bonus.  Thanks in advance, Bill.

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