New York Natural Heritage Program
A Noctuid Moth
Hydraecia stramentosa Guenée, 1852
Insects

Habitat [-]
This moth is found in areas that contain the food source for the larvae, figwort (Scrophularia spp.). In New York State, it is known to inhabit a maritime grassland.

Associated Ecological Communities [-]
  • Maritime grassland
    A grassland community that occurs on rolling outwash plains of the glaciated portion of the Atlantic coastal plain, near the ocean and within the influence of offshore winds and salt spray.