The Nephelodes minians
wingspan is about 40 mm. The forewing ground color is extremely variable, and ranges from light tan/yellowish, to pinkish, rosy, rusty, grayish, or various shades of brown. A dark U-shaped band surrounds the reniform spot medially.
The Nephelodes minians larvae head is large, and is colored tan to honey. The larvae body is thick, dark brown with a bronzy sheen. There are three yellowish dorsal stripes that extend along body (Powell and Opler, 2009).