- Adult: Moth with ashy gray, light yellow-brown or dark red-brown forewings and cinnamon brown hind wings. When wings are extended, a dark diagonal line runs across both sets.
- Larvae: Green, brown or black caterpillars with sparse hairs and stripes down the back and sides.
- Eggs: Ribbed, white and flattened on the lower surface. Turn pink before hatching.
Timing of damage: V2 to R8
Type of damage: Defoliation of leaves. Leaves will be skeletonized.
Scouting: In young plants, inspect for caterpillars. In older plants, a net sweep can be done.
Economic threshold: There is no established threshold.