Cerastis tenebrifera

Cerastis tenebrifera - Reddish Speckled Dart, a visitor to Allen Acres on Feb 9. Caterpillars reported to eat several cultivated and/or non-Louisiana plants, Betula papyrifera, Lactuca sativa, Prunus virginiana, Rubus idaeus, Salix petiolaris, Taraxacum officinale, Vaccinium myrtilloides, and Vitis vinifera.