Status and Distribution
Adventive origin. A singleton was attracted to MV light at Landguard Bird Observatory on 1st June 2019 by Nigel Odin and was identified by Jean-François Landry, Ottowa, Canada. The specimen is considered to be of North American origin.
A photograph of the moth and the genitalia (male) were published in the Entomologist's Gazette 72: 160-162.
Foodplant and Larval Feeding Signs
This North American species in known to feed on Physalis spp. (Solenaceae), as noted by Dr. K. Sattler based on information provided by Jean-François Landry, Ottowa (Odin & Higgott, 2021).