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. We have associated the following descriptors / identifiers to this insect: brown; black; white; curve lines; flying; waves; beige; white dots at bottom; dark.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming; Ontario; Quebec; Mexico..
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Somber Carpet Moth. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.