The Somber Carpet Moth is also known by the name(s) of: Bougainvillea Looper (caterpillar).
The Somber Carpet Moth is typically 0.9 inches to 1.2 inches (25mm to 33mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: brown; black; white; curve lines; flying; waves; beige; white dots at bottom; dark.
It has a typical diet of the following: bougainvilla; amaranth; pokeweed; devil's claw.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Somber Carpet Moth may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.