Forage Looper Male Female Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Family: Noctuidae Genus: Caenurgina Species: C. erechtea Binomial name Caenurgina erechtea
The Forage Looper or Common Grass Moth (Caenurgina erechtea) is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from coast to coast in the United States and adjacent parts of Canada. It is not found in Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Yukon, and the Northwest Territories.
The wingspan is 30–42 mm. Adults are on wing from March to November depending on the location.
The larvae feed on Ambrosia trifida and various species of clover, grass, and alfalfa.
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