Sthenopis auratus, the gold-spotted ghost moth, is a species of moth of the family Hepialidae. It was described by Grote in 1878. It is found in the north-eastern United States and south-eastern Canada.
The wingspan is 60–70 mm. The forewings are yellowish-brown with several gold spots and an indistinct whitish, pinkish, or silvery band overlaid with small angular patches. The hindwings are light yellowish-orange and unmarked.
- Nielsen, Ebbe S.; Robinson, Gaden S.; Wagner, David L. (2000). "Ghost-moths of the world: a global inventory and bibliography of the Exoporia (Mnesarchaeoidea and Hepialoidea) (Lepidoptera )" (PDF). Journal of Natural History 34 (6): 823–878. doi:10.1080/002229300299282.
- Bug Guide
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