Inverted Y Slug Moth - Apoda y-inversum
TL: ~12 mm. Pale orange/tan FW with brown median and ST lines that converge towards the costa. Two lines form an X-shape near anal angle. Hosts: Beech, hickory, ironwood, and oak.
Habitat: Attracted to a 385 nm LED light in a semi-rural area
''Apoda y-inversum'', the inverted Y slug moth or yellow-collared slug moth, is a moth of the family Limacodidae. It is found in North America from Quebec and Ontario, south to Florida, west to Oklahoma and Mississippi.
The wingspan is 21–30 mm. Adults are on wing from May to August.
The larvae feed on the leaves of beech, hickory, ironwood and oak.