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Grape Leaffolder - Desmia funeralis TL: ~15 mm. Black FW marked with two white spots in the median area. Hindwings have a broad, white, median band. Hosts: Evening primrose, grape, and redbud. Status: Common.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 365 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
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Grape Leaffolder - Desmia funeralis

TL: ~15 mm. Black FW marked with two white spots in the median area. Hindwings have a broad, white, median band. Hosts: Evening primrose, grape, and redbud. Status: Common.

Habitat: Attracted to a 365 nm LED light in a semi-rural area

2021(156)

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''Desmia funeralis'', the grape leaffolder, is a moth of the Crambidae family. It is found across the southern parts of the United States to California, north to the northeastern states and southeastern Canada.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jul 21, 2021. Captured Jul 20, 2021 00:13 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 90D
  • f/13.0
  • 1/64s
  • ISO1600
  • 100mm