Caterpillars of Moths, Skippers,
and Butterflies Feeding
on Carex spp. (Sedges)

   Lepidopteran Species
Scientific Name Common Name
Amphipoea americana* American Ear Moth
Apamea indocilis* Ignorant Apamea
Chortodes inquinata* Tufted Sedge Moth
Ctenucha virginica* Virginia Ctenucha
Macrochilo absorptalis* Slant-Lined Owlet
Meropleon diversicolor* Multicolored Sedge Miner
Munroessa icciusalis* Pondside Pyralid Moth
Simyra henrici* Henry's Marsh Moth
Euphyes dion** Dion Skipper
Euphyes dukesi** Duke's Skipper
Euphyes vestris** Dun Skipper
Poanes massasoit** Mulberry Wing
Polites mystic** Long Dash
Satyrodes appalachia*** Appalachian Brown
Satyrodes eurydice*** Eyed Brown

*moth, **skipper, ***butterfly

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