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

New York State Distribution [-]
Currently, the only known occupied site is on Long Island. Historically, the moth was also reported from Ithaca and Sardinia in central and western New York.

Global Distribution [-]
Distribution data for United States and Canadian provinces is known to be incomplete or has not been reviewed for this species. The species is known to occur in eastern North America in Ohio (Rings and Metzler 1982), Iowa (Opler et al. 2010), New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Ontario (NatureServe 2010).
Best Places to See
• Montauk County Park (Suffolk County)