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Coffee-loving Pyrausta Moth - Pyrausta tyralis  Coffee-loving Pyrausta Moth,Geotagged,Pyrausta tyralis,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Coffee-loving Pyrausta Moth - Pyrausta tyralis

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  1. Nice moth! Posted 15 days ago
  2. Psst: geotag Posted 15 days ago

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''Pyrausta tyralis'', the Coffee-loving Pyrausta Moth, is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Achille Guenée in 1854. It is found in the United States, where it has been recorded from New York to Illinois and from Florida to Arizona. It is also found from Mexico to Venezuela, as well as on the West Indies.

The wingspan is about 17 mm . Adults have been recorded on wing year round.

The larvae feed on ''Psychotria nervosa'', ''Psychotria undata'', ''Bidens connata''.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Sep 20, 2022. Captured Sep 15, 2022 16:14 in FVRH+RM Wedgefield, FL, USA.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/9.0
  • 1/49s
  • ISO400
  • 135mm